POESIE DE MOTS INCONNUS By Iliazd (Ilia Zdanevich) Paris, Le Degré 41, 1949.
One of 157 copies signed by Iliaz, sur papier Isle de France. Unfolded in artistic binder by Alix, complete of chemise and slipcase. One of the most famous art collections by Iliazd, involving more than forty poets and artists. This work is a an anthology of Dada and Futurists texts published and unpublished between 1910 and 1948, created by the originators of sound, visual and concrete poetry. Each poem accompanied by an illustration, both blended in a striking typographic layout.
The publication is a wonderful marriage between poetry and visual art with poetic contributions by: Akinsemoyin, Albert-Birot, Arp, Artaud, Audiberti, Ball, Beaudin, Bryen, Dermée, Hausmann, Huidobro, Iliazd, Jolas, Khlebnikov, Kroutchonykh, Picasso, Poplavsky, Schwitters, Seuphor, Tenrentiev, Tzara.
Illustrations by: ARP (2 bois), VILLON (one eau-forte), DOMINGUEZ (one burin), MATISSE (one linoleum-cut), PICASSO (un burin et 2 lithographs), BRAQUE (one lithograph), METZINGER (one dry point), TAEUBER-ARP (un bois engraved by ARP), GLEIZES (2 eaux-fortes), BRYEN (one bois and one eau-forte), LAURENS (one eau-forte), HAUSMANN (2 bois of which one in color), MAGNELLI (one aquatinte), LÉGER (one lithograph in colors), WOLS (one dry point), MASSON (one aquatinte), CHAGALL (one eau-forte), GIACOMETTI (one eau-forte), FÉRAT (one lithograph in colors), SURVAGE (one bois in colors), TYTGAT (one bois) et MIRÓ (one lithograph in colors). In very good condition, complete and wonderfully bonded by Alix. $20,000.00
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Trente ans d'activité. Gérald Cramer. Geneva, Gérald Cramer 1971. The complete portfolio, comprising 9 signed etchings, 2 signed lithographs printed in colors, and 4 unsigned reproductions printed in colors, by various artists, printed on various papers, each numbered 102/125 in pencil or ink, Chadwick and Zao Wou-Ki dated, the text leaves on Rives paper, the full sheets, in excellent condition aside from Picasso with pale time-staining, with original paper wrappers, in original linen- and wood-covered portfolio box with metal clasp designed by Alexander Calder (some wear, scratches). Artists & Titles Include: Lynn Chadwick, Golden Wedding, 1968; Marc Chagall, Composition à l'horloge, 1967 (C. 33); André Dunoyer de Segonzac, L'Eglise à Travers les Arbres, 1954; Max Ernst, Composition, 1968 (S./L. 129B); Marino Marini, Jongleurs, 1955 (G. A36); André Masson, Jeune Fille Présentant une Gravure Surréaliste, 1967 (C. 85); Joan Miró, Jeune Fille aux Deux Oiseaux, 1967 (D. 549); Henry Moore, Two and Three Piece Reclining Figures, 1967 (C. 95); Pablo Picasso, Personnages, 1966 (B. 1241); David Alfaro Siqueiros, Femme qui Marche, 1967; Zao Wou-Ki, Composition, 1967. Also included are reproductions of works after Jean Arp, Composition, 1960; Georges Braque, L'oiseau, 1950; Henri Matisse, Sirène, 1952; Jacques Villon, Composition, 1956. Ref: Cramer books#86. $24,000.00
Regards sur Paris. Editions Andre Sauret, Paris, 1962-1963. Collective portfolio with contributions of several artists that depicted the Parisenne life. This copy is one of 30 exemplars out of commerce, from a total of 180 copies, reserved for the artists that contributed to the edition, printed for Maurice Brianchon. A double page is dedicated to the signatures of all the artists and authors. The portfolio contains: 32 original lithographs by: Chagall, Van Dongen, Braque, Picasso, Dunoyer de Segonzac, Brianchon, Beaudain, Heriot, Carzou, Masson, Villon; accompained the text of: Arnoux, Bauer, Bazin, Billy, Dorgeles, Giono, Heriot, Mac Orlan, Salacrou, Queneau. Each text is signed by the autor and the artist. This Rare edition is in very good condition, in the original case in cloth, decorated on the center with the gold mark of the Arms of the city of Paris. More Pictures on request.$18,000.00
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Le Portefeuille des Peintres Graveurs Indépendants pour 1925 -II- Eaux-Fortes. Christian Zervos. Editions Albert Morance`, Paris 1925, with 5 original prints, all signed and numberd by: Marc Chagall "Nu", O.Coubine "Paysage", D.Galanis "Nature Morte au pichet", J.E.Laboureur "Le 14 Juillet", Léopold Lévy "Le Chemin de la Forêt". One of 75 copies. Ref: Cramer books 4; Kornfeld 39. $12,000.00
Futuristes, Abstraits, Dadaistes. Seuphor, Michel. Galleria Schwarz, Milano, 1962. This edition includes twenty original etchings chosen by Tristan Sauvage for this volume of the series: “The Forerunners of the Avant-Garde”. Limited edition 100 copies in handmade paper by Papeteries de Rives, of which our copy is N. 41. All the etching are signed and numbered by the Artists: J. Albers, A. Archipenko, C. Buchheister, S. Charchoune. S. Delaunay, Frfa, J. Fautrier, N. Gontcharova, R. Hausmann, M. Janco, J. Lacasse, M. Larionov, S. Macdonald-Wrigt, A .Magnelli, E. Pettoruti, A. Reth, H. Richter, V. Servranckx, G. Severini, G. Vantongerloo. In very good conditions $12,000.00
The Lithograph: Galleria La Salita Rome Collection of Graphic Works.Work VI. Argan, G. C. Rome: Editalia Edizioni d'Italia, 1964. This volume is the sixth work of the “Collection of Graphic Works” edition of Galleria La Salita. Each lithograph is engraved in stone by the artist and printed by hand press by the lithographer Roberto Bulla in Rome on Fabriano paper. The lithographs are numbered and signed by the artists. Limited edition of 200 copies: 30 copies numbered by 1 to 30 proof of the artist, 30 copies numbered by I to XXX reserved for the gallery, 70 copies for the English edition numbered from 1 to 70 and 70 copies for the Italian edition numbered from 1 to 70. Our copy is No: 23 of the English edition. The lithographic stones have been distroied after the final printing. The portfolio contains a collection of lithographs by: Accardi, Colla, Dorazio, Festa, Fontana, Lovasio, Rotella, Sanfilippo, Schifano, and Scialoja. Signed and Numbered 23/70 by the artists. Plates measure 500x350mm; 19 3/4x13 3/4 inches, sheets. Folio, contents loose as issued in printed board folder; translucent vellum dust jacket, few splits; publisher's slipcase. $10,000.00
Tableaux de Paris. Editions Emile-Paul Freres. Paris. 1927. 4to. With 20 full page original graphics, either lithographs or etchings. Edition limited to 225 copies on velin de Rives. With 20 original prints by the leading artists of the 'Ecole de Paris': Bonnard, Segonzac, Foujita, Laurencin, Matisse, Rouault, Utrillo, Van Dongen, Ceria, Daragnes, Hermine David, Falke, Laborde, Marquet, Charles Martin, Moreau, Oberle, Pascin, Vlaminck, and Henri de Waroquier. With and additional lithograph and an original signed drawing by Daragnes. $9,000.00
International Rescue Committee, New York, 1971.
A suite of 11 original lithographs and one original serigraph by : Eugene Berman, Alexander Calder, Marc Chagall, Viera da Silva, Adolph Gottlieb, Wifredo Lam, Jacques, Lipchitz, Andre’ Masson, Joan Miro, Robert Mothewell, Edouard Pignon, Fritz Wotruba.
Elephant Folio (28.880” x 21.880” x 1.500” in). Limited in 300 copies, of which our copy is one of 250 regular edition numbered from 1 to 250. Loose as issued, in the original blue cloth box secured in one side by two metal clasps, title in gold on the front and spine. Inside the 12 prints are each preserved in an Arches paper folder with the artist name printed on the front. Each print is signed and numbered by the artist, except for the Chagall print that is only numbered, as same of the Deluxe edition.
Conditions: The box as some discolorations and worn corner. The prints are clear and bright, but the top corner of each of them has light bump, in the margin NOT in the printing part (see the picture). A light smell of mold is present when opening the box. A rare portfolio in very good condition, for its minor defects is offered with a very special price. SOLD
Jean Paulhan and André Pieyre de Mandiargues. Editions Lazar-Vernet, Paris, 1962. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Limited in 250 copies, of which our is No: IV, of the five copies for the "Collaborateurs" printed in Gran Papier and numbered in Roman numbers from I to V. Portfolio with 14 original etchings by Chagall, Magnelli, Zadkine, Gilioli, Ubac, Bissiere, Jacobsen, Fiorini, Max Ernst, Bona, Braque, Dufour, Lepatre and Vieillard; and 14 unpublished poems that accompany the Artists etchings. $8,500.00
Dix Reproductions, 1933. Portfolio of eight pochoir prints and two collotypes by Braque, Derain, Dufy, Gris, Leger, Lurcat, Masson, Matisse, Picasso and Rouault; From an edition of 1000 with "JB" blind stamp; 20 1/2" x 15 7/8" (sheet) each; Printer: Editions Jeanne Bucher, Paris and Editions John Becher, New York. $8,000.00
Paris 1937. Paul Valery and others. Paris, 1937. Illustrated with 62 original etchings, 31 full page by Matisse, Vlaminck, Derain, Van Dongen, Bonnard, and others. One of 200 copies. Ref: Duthuit books 7. $7,500.00
Ballo, Guido. Galleria Schwarz. Milan. 1966. First Edition. Signed by Artists. BAJ, FONTANA & others. With 10 original etching by: Enrico Baj, Pietro Cascella, Alik Cavaliere, Roberto Crippa, Lucio Fontana, Gastone Novelli, Achille Perilli, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Gio Pomodoro, Francesco Somaini. Foreword of Luciano Cherchi. Folio. Loose as issued in publisher's green cloth portfolio, slipcase. Slight damp staining and bubbling of cloth. Edition limited to 125 copies signed by Ballo. A fine collection of contemporary prints by Fontana, Baj, Pomodoro, Perilli, and others with each plate signed by the artist. $7,500.00
The International Avant-Garde 1
Russoli, Franco. Galleria Shwartz, Milano 1962.This edition includes twenty original etchings chosen by Tristan Sauvage for this volume of the series: “The International Avant-Garde”. Limited edition 100 copies in handmade paper by Papeteries de Rives, of which our copy is N. XXIV. All the etching are signed and numbered by the Artists: E. Baj, G. Bertini, C. Bryen, M. Carlier, B. Copley, Corneille, R. Crippa, L. Del Pezzo, H. Domoto, Ferro’, L. Fontana, R. Giguere, H. Ginet, Y. Hamaguchi, S. W. Hayter, H-E. Kalinowski, J. Lacomblez, J. Maeda, H. Meyer-Petersen, J. Tinguely. The cover with discoloration due from water damage, inside the etching are in good conditions, some light foxing on the etchings of: Carlier, Corneille, Crippa, Domoto, Mayer-Petersen, and Tinguely. Unfortunately the book has an unpleasant moldy smell due to the previous water damage. $7,000.00
The international Avant-Garde 3. Russoli, Franco. Galleria Shwartz, Milano 1962.This edition includes twenty original etchings chosen by Tristan Sauvage for this volume of the series: “The International Avant-Garde”. Limited edition 100 copies in handmade paper by Papeteries de Rives, of which our copy is N. 52. All the etching are signed and numbered by the Artists: N. Abe, G. Biasi, Bona, A. Cardenas, Chinn Yuen-Yuei, S. Dangelo, O. Fahlstroem, J. Herold, J. Langlois, E.L.T. Mesens, E. Paolozzi, A. Pomodoro, B. Quentin, K.N. Reddy, P. Revel, M. Rotella, Y. Tabuchi, Takis, Tancredi, C. Viseux. In excellent conditions complete of slipcase$7,000.00
The international Avant-Garde 4. Russoli, Franco. Galleria Shwartz, Milano 1962.This edition includes twenty original etchings chosen by Tristan Sauvage for this volume of the series: “The International Avant-Garde”. Limited edition 100 copies in handmade paper by Papeteries de Rives, of which our copy is one of 15 Artists’ proofs marked P.A. All the etching are signed and marked P.A. by the Artists: T. Brzozowski, M. Cahn, G. Capogrossi, J. Dobashi, C. Domela, L. Ferrari, J. Friedlaender, A. Gironella, F. Hundertwasser, P. Mansourov, R. Nieto, G. Novelli, A. Perilli, G. Pomodoro, E. Scanavino, L. Survage, J. Tchorzewski, G. Turcato, A.Verlon, E. Zanartu. Cover worn: with discolorations on the top and bottom spine, corners worn, front cover with two dark stains on the top and bottom, no very visible because the black background,
Inside and etchings in excellent condition.$7,000.00
Album de Lithographies Originales. Les peintres lithographes de Manet à Matisse
Published by Galeries des Peintres Gravours, E. Frappier, Paris. Limited edition in 575 copies, of which our copy is No: 384. The portfolio contains lithographs from: Denis, Drouart, Toulouse-Lautrec, Vlaminck, Flandrin, Galanis, Marquet, Matisse (Le Repose du Model).
The lithographs are loose as issued, printed in thin paper with the dryseal: Galeries des Peintres-Gravours, Paris. In very good condition. $5,000.00