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    Sale 1990

    Prints And Multiples

    29 - 30 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 126

    FERNAND LEGER (1881-1955)

    Arthur Rimbaud, Les Illuminations, Editions des Gaules, Lausanne, Grosclaude, 1949 (Saphire 24-38)

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    FERNAND LEGER (1881-1955)
    Arthur Rimbaud, Les Illuminations, Editions des Gaules, Lausanne, Grosclaude, 1949 (Saphire 24-38)
    the complete set of 15 lithographs (ten with pochoir coloring), hors-texte, plus an additional suite on Chine, title page, text in French, justification and table of contents, on watermarked Lana, signed on the justification by the artist in pencil and by the editor in ink, copy X (one of 20 collaborator's copies in Roman numerals, the total edition was 395, 100 of which contained the additional suite), with full margins, loose (as issued), occasional pinpoint foxing at the sheet edges, otherwise in very good condition, within folded paper wrapper, paper-covered boards with gilt title on spine and slipcase (some foxing to the inside spine, the spine and slipcase with splitting and minor losses). 348 x 255 mm. album


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