5 October 1999
Les Jeux de la Poupe (1936-37)
Paris: Les ditions Premires, 1949. Text by Paul luard; illustrated with 15 mounted gelatin silver prints, each hand-colored. Each approximately 5 x 5.3/8in. (14 x 13.6cm.) or smaller, with one cut-out photograph mounted on the title page. 4to. In original glassine wrapper with descriptive title band and mounted hand-colored cut-out gelatin silver print on the cover. One from the edition of 136 and 6 hors commerce examples. This example was made especially for Dominique Viglino, the publisher. Signed in pencil by Bellmer on the colophon.
From Princess Nadejda Scherbatoff;
to the present owner.
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See: University of Illinois, Hans Bellmer Photographs, cover and p. 28; also see pp. 23, 24, 29 and 34 for variants.
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