Sale: 348 / Rare Books, Nov. 17./18. 2008 in Hamburg Lot 1761

 
Auguste Rodin - Mirabeau, Octave, Jardin des supplices. 1902

1761
Auguste Rodin
Mirabeau, Octave, Jardin des supplices. 1902
Estimate:
€ 1,500 / $ 1,650
Sold:
€ 2,760 / $ 3.036

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Rodin. - Mirbeau, O., Le jardin des supplices. Vingt compositions originales. With small title illustration and 20 (18 incolours lithographed plates by A. Rodin. Paris, A. Vollard 1902. Orig. half cloth. 4to.
Artist and the Book 261. - Skira 308. - Rauch 28. - Johnson 168. - Carteret IV, 282. - Mahé II, 955. - Delteil 13-17. - 1 of 155 numb. copies (complete print run 200). - Five illustrations were drawn right on the stone by the artist, the others were lithographed by Clot. "The only book considered to contain original plates by Rodin, though numerous items have been illustrated with reproductions after his figure drawings." (E. Garvey) - Untrimmed, broad-margined press print on better paper. Edges slightly rubbed.

1761
Auguste Rodin
Mirabeau, Octave, Jardin des supplices. 1902
Estimate:
€ 1,500 / $ 1,650
Sold:
€ 2,760 / $ 3.036

(incl. 20% surcharge)