London, South Kensington
26 April 2001
Jean Arp (1887-1966)
Jean Arp, Le Voilier dans la Forêt, Collection Miroir du Poète V, Louis Broder, Paris, 1957 (Arntz 215-221)
woodcuts printed in colour, 1957, on Chine volant, title, text, one introduction poem by Paul Eluard, justification, and the set of seven (including cover), one additional duplicate impression of the woodcut for the cover and the complete suite of seven on BFK Rives included with this edition, the justification signed in pencil, copy number V/V (there was also an edition of 130), the additional duplicate signed in pencil, with margins, some with a deckle edge, the full sheets as published, each plate in very good condition, loose in Japan upper wrapper with woodcut printed in grey, artist's name and title printed in red on front, within grey paper-covered boards and black paper-covered slipcase with lettering in red on spine, the boards and slipcase in very good condition(book)overall S. 177 x 152mm.
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