Lot 162: Un Poeme dans Chaque Livre, with original prints by Braque, Chagall, Ernst, Leger, Miro`, Picasso, Tanguy and others.
October 27, 2016
Reston, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Un Poeme dans Chaque Livre, with original prints by Braque, Chagall, Ernst, Leger, Miro`, Picasso, Tanguy and others. Paul Eluard. Louis Broder Paris, 1956. In Octavo (8x73/8 in.) Loose as issued in original wrappers, in Montval laid paper, chemise and slipcase in blue satin. One of 100 numbered copies on Rive wove paper. Signed on justification page by all the artists with exception of Leger, Laurens and Tanguy. The book is a tribute to Paul Eluard, who died in 1952, and includes a collection of 12 poems printed in facsimile Eluards handwriting, and 16 prints that accompany Eluard's poems by: Picasso (2 etchings), Braque (etching), Leger (lithograph), Ernst (etching), Beaudin (drypoint), Chagall (etching), Masson (etching), Arp (woodcut), Dominguez (drypoint), Miro (etching), Giacometti (etching), Villon (etching), Laurens (woodcut), Hugo (drypoint), Tanguy (etching). Beautiful rare edition.
Condition Report: In very good condition. Complete condition report on request as well extra pictures.
Artist or Maker: Paul Eluard - Braque, Chagall, Miro, Picasso and others