• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 79

    Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947)

    Longus, Les Pastorales de Longus, ou Daphnis et Chloé, Ambroise Vollard, Paris, 1902 (Roger-Marx 95; Bouvet 75)

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    Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947)
    Longus, Les Pastorales de Longus, ou Daphnis et Chloé, Ambroise Vollard, Paris, 1902 (Roger-Marx 95; Bouvet 75)
    the complete set of 158 lithographs, with title, text and justification, copy number 30 from the deluxe edition of forty, on Chine volant, with the additional suite of the lithographs without text printed in blue, (there was also a deluxe edition of ten with the additional suite in sanguine), the text and additional suite loose in heavy Japon paper wrappers, with titles and publication details on the front, all within vellum covered boards with title and artist's name hand-lettered in ink on the spine, in a vellum-covered slipcase, with occasional very minor handling creases at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition(portfolio)
    S. 335 x 260 mm. (overall)


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