Carnet de Dessins. 1930s.
Sketchbook with 36 pages of Pencil drawings.
With name on rear of front board. On paper (with watermark "Laroche Joubert" and perforated edges). cm ( in)Each 25,1 x 20 cm (9,8 x 7,8 in), size of sheet Our small sketchbook, presumably made in the 1930s, reveals a facinating look into the magic and imaginative world of the great surrealist artist Salvador Dalí. The delicately executed miniatures and boldly sketched studies of bodies and objects deliver proof of the artist's unique style and artistic mastery. [NB]
PROVENIENZ: Collection Daniel Filipacchi, Paris.
Sketchbook by Lechertier Barbe Ltd. London with thread binding in calf bindings. In half calf case, presumably made later with embossing "DALI CARNET" on spine
In good condition. First and last leaves with isolated tiny to small brown stains. With isolated faint traces of use and traces originating from the making, with pinholes in places of upper margin. Traces of use on binding more obvious. The book initially comprised more than 36 pages.