• Photographs auction at Christies

    Sale 2304

    Photographs

    15 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 373

    LAURE ALBIN-GUILLOT (1879-1962)

    Micrographie décorative

    Price Realised  

    LAURE ALBIN-GUILLOT (1879-1962)
    Micrographie décorative
    Paris: Draeger Frères, 1931, first edition. 20 photogravures bound in a folio volume; each approximately 11 x 8½in. (28.2 x 22cm.); stamped number '177' from the edition of 300, plus 5 unnumbered copies (on the colophon); Preface by M. Paul Léon, signed in ink; original spiral bound white and black papered boards


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    'Sumptuous...A classic Art Deco photobook.' A luxurious production, the images shimmering against the metallic and colored papers on which they are printed. (The Photobook, p. 80)

    Literature

    Parr and Badger, The Photobook: A History, Vol. I, Phaidon, 2004, p. 80