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    Sale 7570

    Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    2 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 190

    Joan Miro (1893-1983)

    André Breton, Constellations, Pierre Matisse, New York, 1959 (C. Books 58)

    Price Realised  

    Joan Miro (1893-1983)
    André Breton, Constellations, Pierre Matisse, New York, 1959 (C. Books 58)
    the book, 1959, on Arches, title, text, justification, list of contents, vignettes, and the complete set of 22 reproductions of gouaches in colours, the justification signed in pen and blue ink by the artist and in pen and red ink by the author, copy number 217, from total edition of 384, lacking the colour lithograph issued with this edition, eleven of the 22 reproductions with surface skinning, adhesive stains and other hinging defects on the reverse where previously mounted, two plates faded, loose as issued, with the original paper wrappers with design and title printed in colours on front, and the beige cloth-covered solander box with signature and design printed in black on front. (book)
    S. 430 x 355 mm.


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