Sale: 359 / Rare Books including Marine Art, Nov. 16./17. 2009 in Hamburg Lot 822

 
Pierre Bonnard - Louys, Le crépuscule des Nymphes, 1946.


 
822
Pierre Bonnard
Louys, Le crépuscule des Nymphes, 1946.
Estimate:
€ 1,500 / $ 1,740
Sold:
€ 1,440 / $ 1.670

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Bonnard. - Louys, P., Le crépuscule des nymphes. With 24 orig. lithographs (6 fullpage on plates) by P. Bonnard. (Paris), P. Tisné 1946. Loose layers in orig. wrappers with title and orig. case. 4to.
Monod 7400. - Carteret IV, 252. - Bouvet 128. - Roger-Marx 97. - 1 of 70 numb. copies on "Vélin du Marais filigrané aux nymphes" (complete print run 120). - "Belle publication, bien accueillie par les fervents de l'artiste; elle est recherchée et cotée" (Carteret). - Wrapper slightly foxed. Case rubbed and scuffed, joints slightly torn. - Rare copy of Pierre Bonnard's last released work. - Attached are 2 double sheets with trial proofs of pp 35-38, among them one sheet with 2 lithographs and 1 sheet a sketch in pencil by Bonnard.
1 of 70 numb. copies (GA 120). With 24 (6 full-page) orig. lithographs. Loose sheets in orig. wrappers and orig. case (rubbed and bumped, joints torn). Wrappers slight foxing. - Attached 2 trial proofs (one with orig. sketch by Bonnard).

822
Pierre Bonnard
Louys, Le crépuscule des Nymphes, 1946.
Estimate:
€ 1,500 / $ 1,740
Sold:
€ 1,440 / $ 1.670

(incl. 20% surcharge)