Lot 158: COCTEAU, JEAN; and DE CHIRICO, GIORGIO. Mythologie.
December 1, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: COCTEAU, JEAN; and DE CHIRICO, GIORGIO. Mythologie. 10 lithographs signed by de chirico and numbered in pencil, lower margins. 11x8 inches; 280x220mm, sheets. 4to, contents loose as issued in original printed 1/4 plain cream board folder with cloth ties. Paris, 1934
Notes: number 17 of 120 numbered copies containing 10 signed and numbered lithographs by de chirico. Printed by Edmond Desjobert in Paris. ''I''ve always preferred mythology to history. History is truth that becomes an illusion. Mythology is an illusion that becomes reality"--Cocteau.