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Sale: 472 / Rare Books, Nov. 26. 2018 in Hamburg Lot 80

 
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Aristophanes
Lysistrata. A new version by Gilbert Seldes. New York, Limited Editions Club 1934.

Eines der großen Künstlerbücher des 20. Jahrhunderts. Das Werk zählt zu den bedeutendsten Buchillustrationen Pablo Picassos.

1 von 1500 numerierten Exemplaren, im Druckvermerk von Picasso signiert. Die aufwendig gedruckte Publikation wurde eigens erstellt für die Mitglieder des Limited Editions Club . - "The only American publication with original Picasso etchings, which are among his most important in the classical style" (Eleanor Garvey). - "It is perhaps the single most successful artistic production of the livre d'artiste produced in this period. No serious student of Picasso's can ignore his prolific book illustration, and these etchings are among the finest in his classical style" (Breon Mitchell). - Breitrandiger Druck in Braun und Schwarz auf chamoisfarbenem Vélin de Rives.

EINBAND: Orig.-Pappband mit Deckelillustration in Blau, Rot und Braun. 30 : 24 cm. - ILLUSTRATION: Mit 6 Orig.-Radierungen von Pablo Picasso und zahlreichen Abbildungen im Text und auf Tafeln. - ZUSTAND: Sehr vereinz. minim. stockfl. (überwieg. im Schnitt), ansonsten gutes und sauberes Exemplar.

LITERATUR: Bloch 267-272. - Bloch, Livres 22. - Goeppert/Cramer 24. - Horodisch S. 71. - The Artist and the Book 226. - Skira 293. - Rauch 56. - Mitchell 21.

One of the 20th century's greatest artist books and one of Pablo Picasso's most important book illustrations. 1 of 1500 numb. copies, publisher's imprint signed by the artist. With 6 orig. etchings by Pablo Picasso and several illustrations in the text and on plates. Orig. boards with cover illustration in blue, red and brown. - Only few foxings, mostly in the edges, otherwise fine and clean copy.

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Aristophanes
Picasso - Lysistrata, 1934.
Estimate:
€ 2,500 / $ 2,875
Sold:
€ 3,690 / $ 4.243

(incl. 23% surcharge)
 


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