Sale: 344 / Modern Art, April 28. 2009 in Munich Lot 490

 
Mappenwerk - Estampes

490
Mappenwerk
Estampes, 1950.
Woodcut in colours
Estimate:
€ 7,000 / $ 7,700
Sold:
€ 12,600 / $ 13.860

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description

Estampes. 1950.
The portfolio comprising 12 Woodcut in colours, title sheet, table of contents, imprint and text sheets, published by L'image littéraire, Paris/Nice, and Rafael Finelli-Feugère, New York.
All signed and numbered 84/150 as well as signed by the author of introductory text Robert Rey. Each typographically inscribed in the lower margin. Texts signed by authors. Typographically numkbered in the imprint. On laid paper by Van Gelder Zonen (with watermark). cm ( in)Up to 33,3 x 22,6 cm (13,1 x 8,8 in). Sheet: 46,5 x 36,5 cm (18,3 x 14,3 in)

Woodcuts by Gérard Angiolini after originals by: Georges Braque, Maurice Brianchon, Marc Chagall, François Desnoyer, Raoul Dufy, Marie Laurencin, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Maurice Utrillo, Kees van Dongen, Maurice de Vlaminck, Henry de Waroquier as well as texts by, among others, Jean Cocteau, Jean Cassou and André Maurois. With a 40 sheet suite of press proofs of the single blocks of the work by Marie Laurencin. Printed by Coulouma Imprimeur, Paris. Loose sheets in orig. paper wrapper in orig. leather case. The complete set. [NB]
In good condition. With few tiny fox stains in places. Separate suite slightly foxed in places. Case somewhat shopworn and with minor traces of use.

490
Mappenwerk
Estampes, 1950.
Woodcut in colours
Estimate:
€ 7,000 / $ 7,700
Sold:
€ 12,600 / $ 13.860

(incl. 20% surcharge)