• Prints & Multiples auction at Christies

    Sale 2215

    Prints & Multiples

    27 - 28 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 203

    [FRANCIS BACON] (1909-1992)

    Eddy Batache, La Mysticité Charnelle de René Crevel, Editions Georges Visat, Paris, 1976

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    [FRANCIS BACON] (1909-1992)
    Eddy Batache, La Mysticité Charnelle de René Crevel, Editions Georges Visat, Paris, 1976
    12 signed etchings with aquatint and one signed lithograph (11 in colors), hors-texte, title page, text in French and justification, on Arches, signed in pencil by the author on the colophon, copy V (one of 45 hors-commerce copies in Roman numerals, the edition was 100), with full margins, loose (as issued), occasional foxing at the sheet edges, otherwise each in very good condition, original Arches wrappers with embossed title, protective pink silk-covered boards with title on spine and matching slipcase (foxing at the interior spine, surface soiling and wear at the sheet edges), lacking the Vladimir Vélickovic and pages 61-64. 16 x 11 7/8 in. (408 x 300 mm.)
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    Including: FRANCIS BACON, Self Portrait (illustrated); CAMILLE BRYEN; JORGE CAMACHO; ROBERT COUTURIER; SONIA DELAUNAY, Untitled; MAX ERNST, Untitled; MAN RAY; ANDRE MASSON (Saphire Cramer 108); SEBASTIAN MATTA; HENRY MOORE, Mother and Child and reclining Figures (Cramer 377); ARPAD SZENES; DOROTHEA TANNING; and VIERA DA SILVA, Untitled