1 October 2008
Louis Marcoussis (1883-1941)
10 Eaux-Fortes pour Aurelia de Gérard de Nerval, Editions Foucade, Paris, 1931 (Milet 55-64)
the complete portfolio comprising ten etchings, very good impressions, with title, justification and table of contents, signed in blue ink on the justification, copy number 103, from the edition of 110 (the total edition was 154, including 18 hors commerce copies, and a total of 22 copies printed on Chine or Japon), printed by Haasen, Paris, on Van Gelder wove, each numbered 103/154 in pencil, the full sheets, generally in very good condition, all within the original thin card mounts, in the original paper-covered boards with cloth-covered spine and the title and name of the artist and author on the front, the title page and the boards slightly foxed and stained, the spine partly torn, otherwise in good condition(portfolio)
423 x 330 mm. (overall)
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