1 - 2 May 2007
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
AFTER JUAN GRIS (1887-1927)
Pierre Reverdy, Au Soleil du Plafond, Tériade Editeur, Paris, 1955
the complete set of 11 lithographs in colors, 1916-17, on Arches, the colors fresh, hors-texte, title page, text in French, and justification, signed in pencil by the author on the justification, copy 188 of 205 (the first 45 copies included an additional suite; there were also 15 hors commerce), the full sheets, deckle edges at left and right, loose (as issued), the lithographs in very good condition, some offsetting on the reverse of the text pages, pale time staining at the sheet edges, original paper folder with a lithograph in black on the front, wrapped in papier glacé, original blue paper-covered boards and slipcase, the title in gilt on the spine (some staining, traces of wear and slightly attenuated). 450 x 344 mm.
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Please note that these lithographs were produced in 1955 after gouaches 1916-17.
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