Sale: 516 / Rare Books, May 31. 2021 in Hamburg Lot 75

 
75
Georges Braque
Apollinaire, Guillaume, Si je mourais là-bas, 1962.
Estimate:
€ 6,000 / $ 7,200
Sold:
€ 5,750 / $ 6.900

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
"most beautiful"

Guillaume Apollinaire
Si je mourais là-bas. Paris, L. Broder 1962.

- Eines der großen französischen Malerbücher der Nachkriegszeit
- Exemplarisch für die Gemeinschaftsproduktionen von Künstlern und Autoren der Pariser Schule
- 1 von 20 Exemplaren


"One of the best books of the present decade" (W. J. Strachan)

1 von 20 römisch numerierten Verlegerexemplaren, in der Numerierung vom Künstler signiert. Sauberer und breitrandiger Druck auf wunderschönem, sehr kräftigem Bütten der Moulin d'Ambert. - "The result was a refined and most beautiful book .. A most noble title-page, with a flat design printed in indigo occupying two-thirds of the total area, announces one of the best books of the present decade." (Strachan) - "This luxuriously printed work employs the full range of Braque's familiar imagery from birds, still lifes, and portraiture, to calligraphic abstraction." (Logan Coll.)
"One of the finest French livres d'artiste of the Sixties, this book stands as a witness to the enduring relationship between artists and writers of the School of Paris." (Breon Mitchell)

EINBAND: Lose Lagen in illustriertem Orig.-Umschlag, in Orig.-Halbpergamentdecke sowie illustriertem Orig.-Schuber. 48 : 37 cm. - ILLUSTRATION: Mit 18 zumeist farbigen Holzschnitten von Georges Braque. - ZUSTAND: Schönes Exemplar. - PROVENIENZ: Privatsammlung Bayern.
LITERATUR: Vallier 181. - Monod 371. - Logan Coll. S. 232. - Thiem 19. - Strachan S. 327. - Garvey/Wick 63. - Mitchell 39.

One of the greatest French artist books of the post-war era and an outstanding example of the cooperation between writers and artists of the Paris School. One of 20 copies. Loose sheets in illustrated orig. wrapper, in orig. half parchment boards and illustrated orig. slipcase. Large folio. 48 : 37 cm. With 18 woodcuts - most in colors - by Georges Braque. - Fine copy.(R)

75
Georges Braque
Apollinaire, Guillaume, Si je mourais là-bas, 1962.
Estimate:
€ 6,000 / $ 7,200
Sold:
€ 5,750 / $ 6.900

(incl. 25% surcharge)