Sale: 373 / Rare Books including Marine Art, Nov. 22. 2010 in Hamburg Lot 122

 
Enrico Baj - Art nucleare. 1962


 
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Enrico Baj
Art nucleare. 1962
Estimate:
€ 2,500 / $ 2,850
Sold:
€ 3,840 / $ 4.377

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Baj. - Sauvage, Tr., Arte nucleare. (Movimento nucleare 1951-1961). With 4 signed orig. works (by E. Baj, S. Dangelo, El Del Pezzo and Persico) and 5 orig. prints (by E. Baj, L. Fontana and J. Colombo, A. Jorn, A. Pomodoro and S. Dangelo) as well as numerous illustrations, partly in colors. Milan, Schwarz 1962. Orig. cloth as well as orig. ring binder and 1 further orig. cloth portfolio, together in black orig. cloth slipcase. Folio.

1 of 10 Roman numb. copies of the de-luxe edition. - This lavishly made rare de-luxe edition comprises the richly illustrated text volume by Tristan Sauvage and a ring binder with 30 documents, catalogs and announcements on the history of the movement as well as 4 signed orig. drawings and -collages (format ca. 30 : 20 cm); a color collage by E. Baj, a drawing in color pen and black ink by Dangelo, a relief collage worked over by Del Pezzo with white oil paint and a drawing in opaque white on black cardboard by Persico. The 30 catalogs and other documents contain 5 orig. prints, e.g. lithographs by L. Fontana, E. Baj and A. Jorn. - Personal artist's copy of Enrico Baj, inscribed by him \b\i Esemplare No 1 and increased with numerous orig. color pen drawings on endpapers, title sheet and partly also in the text. This is what makes this unique artist's copy a central and outstanding main work of Informel in Italy.

122
Enrico Baj
Art nucleare. 1962
Estimate:
€ 2,500 / $ 2,850
Sold:
€ 3,840 / $ 4.377

(incl. 20% surcharge)