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    Sale 1897

    Prints And Multiples

    30 - 31 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 440

    PORTFOLIO

    Albert Gleizes and Jean Metzinger, Du Cubisme, Paris, R. Girard & Cie for Compagnie Française des Arts Graphiques, 1947

    Price Realised  

    PORTFOLIO
    Albert Gleizes and Jean Metzinger, Du Cubisme, Paris, R. Girard & Cie for Compagnie Française des Arts Graphiques, 1947
    the complete set of 11 etchings, drypoints and aquatints, circa 1907-47, hors-texte, title page, text in French, and justification, on pur fil Lana, copy 359 of 435 the (first 35 of which were on different papers and included various additional suites, there were also 20 in Roman numerals), all with full margins, loose (as issued), the papers slightly toned, a few scattered foxmarks (primarily on the text pages), a few text pages with minor surface soiling and pale offsetting, otherwise in good condition, original paper wrapper with the title, authors' and artists' names, paper-covered boards and slipcase with title on the spine (minor wear, the slipcase splitting). 278 x 226 mm.
    album


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    Including: Marie Laurencin, Tête de jeune fille (M. 250); Pablo Picasso, L'Homme au chapeau (B. 29; Ba. 42); Jacques Villon, Le cheval (G. & P. E295); Marcel Duchamp (not in Schwarz); Albert Gleizes; Jean Metzinger; Francis Picabia; after Georges Braque; after André Derain; after Juan Gris; and after Fernand Léger.