ESTAMPES PARIS, L'IMAGE LITTÉRAIRE - NICE-NEW YORK, RAFAEL FINELLI-FEUGÈRE, 1950. Foreword by Robert Rey. Essays by various authors – Illustrated by Chagall Matisse Picasso and other artists. The complete portfolio, comprising 12 wood engravings printed in colors after works by various artists, each signed in pencil by the artist and the portfolio's artistic director, Robert Rey. Each signed print is accompanied by an essay signed by the authors in blue ink. Rare French edition, one of 100 copies numbered in Roman Numbers (N. 25 XXV), complete of the original case resembling a framed painting of Van Dongen woodcut. Loose as issued, it includes: the decomposition of Raul Dufy print, in a separated folder, title page, introduction text, table of content, essays, prints, and colophon. Artists include: Georges Braque, Nature Morte aux Huitres; Maurice Brianchon, La Neige a Auteuil; Marc Chagall, La Sirene; Françoise Desnoyer, Liseuses au Bord de Mer; Raoul Dufy, Le Casino de la Jetee a Nice; Marie Laurencin, Portrait de Femme en Rouge; Henri Matisse, Nature Morte au Magnolia; Pablo Picasso, La Casserole Emaillee; Maurice Utrillo, Le Jardin de Montmagny; Kees van Dongen, Tete de Femme; Maurice de Vlaminck, Les Bles Dans le Perche; Henri de Waroquier, Dolori Sacrum. Authors include: Jean Paulhan, Jacques de Lacretelle, Rene Huyghe, Andre Chamson, Jean Louis Vaudoyer, Louis de Vilmorin, Jean Cocteau, Jean Cassou, Pierre Mac Orlan, Andre Maurois, Jerome et Jean Tharaud, Daniel-Rops. PREFACE by ROBERT REY. Total Edition 250 copies on Chiffon Van Gelden Zonen paper, of which 100 copies numbered in Roman Numbers from I to C reserved for the French edition, and 150 numbered from 1 to 150 encased in a calf portfolio case. There are a few copies reserved for the collaborators and are marked as: Exemplaire d’Artists. Condition: Very rare copy in fine condition of the Rare French Edition. Sheets dimensions: approx. 468 by 365 mm 18 1/2 by 14 5/8 inches. PICTURES ON REQUEST $20,000.00
Un Poeme dans Chaque Livre.Paul Eluard. Louis Broder Paris, 1956. In Octavo (8x73/8 in.) Loose as issued in original wrappers, in Montval laid paper, chemise and slipcase in blue satin. One of 100 numbered copies on Rive wove paper. Signed on justification page by all the artists with exception of Leger, Laurens and Tanguy. The book is a tribute to Paul Eluard, who died in 1952, and includes a collection of 12 poems printed in facsimile Eluard’s handwriting, and 16 prints that accompany Eluard's poems by: Picasso (2 etchings), Braque (etching), Leger (lithograph), Ernst (etching), Beaudin (drypoint), Chagall (etching), Masson (etching), Arp (woodcut), Dominguez (drypoint), Miro (etching), Giacometti (etching), Villon (etching), Laurens (woodcut), Hugo (drypoint), Tanguy (etching). Beautiful rare edition. Condition: Very Good/Fine. Slipcase and chemise worn with satin heavily discolored. Inside in fine condition. pictures on request. $12,000.00
Futuristes, Abstraits, Dadaistes. Seuphor, Michel. Galleria Schwarz, Milano, 1962. Futuristes, Abstraits, Dadaistes, The Forerunners of the Avant-Garde, is part of the edition: The International Anthology of Contemporary Engraving, curated by Tristan Sauvage, that includes the series of “The International Avant-Garde” (7 Volumes) and The Contemporaries (Volumes of monography). The book is complete of the twenty original etchings chosen by Sauvage for this volume. Limited edition 100 copies in handmade paper by Papeteries de Rives, of which this copy is N. 41, with all etchings signed and numbered by the following 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. Condition: Very Good Note: The International Anthology of Contemporary Engraving Includes the following series: The Forerunners of the Avant-Garde and The International Avent-Garde (7 Volumes) and The Contemporaries (Volumes of Monography) PICTURES ON REQUEST $10,000.00
Le Portefeuille des Peintres Graveurs Indépendants pour 1925 -II- Eaux-Fortes. Christian Zervos, Illustrators Chagall, Coubine, Galanis, Laboureur, Levy. Edition Alberto Morace, Paris 1925. Rare portfolio with 5 original etching on Arches paper, all signed and numbered by the artists: Marc Chagall "Nu", O. Coubine "Paysage", D. Galanis "Nature Morte au pichet", J.E. Laboureur "Le 14 Juillet", Léopold Levy "Le Chemin de la Forêt". N.58 of 75 copies in velin d'Arches from a total edition of 115 copies. Loose as issued, complete of the original hard wrapper and introductory essay by Christan ZervosCondition: the portfolio showing signs of age, the original hard wrapper is worn, scattered stains are on the introductory essay, the etchings are clear on the images, with some minor stains on the white edges, except for Coubine work that is stained also on the image. Overall Good/Very Good condition. Ref: Cramer books 4; Kornfeld 39 PICTURES ON REQUEST $8,000.00
Kunst und Kunstler (1902-1933) illustrated magazine for visual arts and applied arts, published monthly by Bruno Cassirer, under the direction of Emill Heilbutt and Cäsar Fleischlein, and from 1907 by Karl Scheffler. Considered one of the beautiful art magazine, the magazine is a collection of essays and illustrations focusing on contemporary artists and French Impressionists, many of illustrations are original prints, woodcuts, etchings, and lithographs of important artists such a Manet, Renoir, Munch, Lieberman, Corinth and many others. This rare collection is complete of 29 volumes (Vol.I to XXIX) all the volumes are in very good conditions, the bindings showing signe of age, with some wear and scratches, otherwise a very good collection. Pictures on request $8,000.00
Marc Chagall "Nu". Le Portefeuille des Peintres Graveurs Indépendants 1925
Tableaux de Paris, 1927 DARAGNES
Tableaux de Paris.Paris, Editions Emile-Paul Freres., 1927. Edition limited to 225 copies on velin de Rives. 4to. With 20 original prints in full page, either lithographs or etchings, 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. This copy comes with an additional lithograph signed and numbered in pencil by Daragnes with annotation on the top edge in pencil: Publie dans les tableaux de Paris chez Emile – Paul; and an original drawing by Daragnes, with dedication and signature in pencil. Condition: In very good condition. bounded in soft cover, missed chemise and slipcase. Inside due to the fragile stitched binding, some splits between text block occurred, otherwise in very good condition. Daragnes drawing with edges creased. PICTURES ON REQUEST $4,500.00
PAROLES PEINTES I. - PORTFOLIO WITH 14 ETCHINGS AND 14 POEMS BY VARIOUS ARTISTS Jean Paulhan and André Pieyre de Mandiargues. Editions Lazar-Vernet, Paris, 1962. Hardcover. Limited in 250 numbered copies, of which this is No: IV of five copies reserved for the "Collaborateurs" printed in Gran Papier and numbered in Roman numbers from I to V. Complete 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. Condition: In very good condition, in the original cloth chemise and matching slipcase. PICTURES ON REQUEST $4,500.00
La vie artistique. Geffroy, Gustave. 1ière - 8me série. 8 volumes. Paris:Dentu, 1892-95 / Floury, 1897-1903. Each volume contains an original print as frontispiece by: E. Carrière, A. Rodin, P.A. Renoir "Le Chapeau épinglé" , J.-F. Raffaelli, C. Pissarro and D. Vierge, as well a lithographed frontispieces by Fantin-Latour and A. Willette. Rebound in a vintage hard cover, half calf brown with glitter titles, original covers preserved inside. Condition: The eight volumes are very good conditions, very mild toning and offsetting. MORE PICTURES ON REQUEST. $4,000.00
The International Avant-Garde 1Russoli, Franco. Galleria Shwartz, Milano 1962. Volume 1 of the series: “The International Avant-Garde”, includes twenty original etchings chosen by Tristan Sauvage, editor of the series, for this volume. Limited edition 100 copies in handmade paper by Papeteries de Rives, of which this copy is N. XXIV, with all etchings signed and numbered by the following 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. Text in Italian, French and English. Condition: Etchings are in good conditions, with exception of some light foxing on the etchings by: Carlier, Corneille, Crippa, Domoto, Mayer-Petersen, and Tinguely. Cover with discoloration due to water damage. The book has a light moldy smell due to the previous water damage. Note: The International Anthology of Contemporary Engraving Includes the following series: The Forerunners of the Avant-Garde and The International Avent-Garde (7 Volumes) and The Contemporaries (Volumes of Monography) PICTURES ON REQUEST $4,000.00
The international Avant-Garde 3. Russoli, Franco. Galleria Shwartz, Milano 1962. Volume 3 of the series: “The International Avant-Garde”, includes twenty original etchings chosen by Tristan Sauvage, editor of the series, for this volume. Limited edition 100 copies in handmade paper by Papeteries de Rives, of which this copy is N. 52, with all etchings signed and numbered by the following 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. Text in Italian, French and English. Condition: Fine complete of slipcase Note: The International Anthology of Contemporary Engraving Includes the following series: The Forerunners of the Avant-Garde and The International Avent-Garde (7 Volumes) and The Contemporaries (Volumes of Monography) PICTURES ON REQUEST $3,500.00
L'Albero Poeta Guido Ballo, forewords by Luciano Cherchi, Illustrated by BAJ, FONTANA & others. Galleria Schwarz. Milan. 1966. Edition limited to 125 copies signed by Ballo, of which this one is N 36. Loose as issued in paper wrapper and publisher's green cloth chemise, and slipcase. A fine collection of 10 original etchings by 10 artists: Enrico Baj (double page), Pietro Cascella (double page), Alik Cavaliere, Roberto Crippa, Lucio Fontana (Double page), Gastone Novelli, Achille Perilli, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Gio Pomodoro, Francesco Somaini, each plate signed in pencil by the artist. Printed in handmade paper of Cartiere Ventura. After the printing, the etchings plates were crossed out. Condition: Etchings and Text in fine condition. Chemise and slipcase heavily stained by damp, wrapper with signs of damp on the spine. PICTURES ON REQUEST $3,500.00
Paris 1937. Paul Valery and others. Paris, 1937. Special edition dedicated by the City of Paris, an homage to Paris designed and printed by J.G Daragnes. Illustrated with 62 original etchings and related texts depicting and describing Paris neighborhoods and life. 31 etchings in full page by Matisse, Vlaminck, Derain, Van Dongen, Bonnard, and others, rebounded in artistic binding in red leather with matching slipcase, original soft cover preserved inside. Total edition of 500 numbered copies, of which this is one of the first 200 copies (n.16) reserved for the collaborators. Conditions: Very Good. Leather binding in very good condition, some minor wear near the spine, slipcase with scratches and wear. In very good conditions, some offsetting is present on text pages. Ref: Duthuit books 7. PICTURES ON REQUEST $2,750.00
Alternance. Paul Eluard and others. Paris, Le Gerbier, 1946. N. 132 of 262 copies in Rives BFK numbered, from a total edition of 340 copies. The portfolio, loose as issued, is complete guarded in the original chemise, slipcase, and cloth clamshell box. This edition presents a collection of 16 etchings from different artists, of which one from Matisse signed and dated in plate, by Marie Laurencin, Cocteau, Valentine Hugo, Lhote, Villon, Dignimont and others, alternating with unedited texts by eminent writers: Eluard, Giraudoux, Cassou, Ribemont-Dessaignes, Jacob and others. Condition: Very Good. Ref: Duthuit books 12. PICTURES ON REQUEST $2,500.00
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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
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. SOLD
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.SOLD