Hans Bellmer - Photographs New York Wednesday, October 1, 2014 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Obliques, Bellmer, pp. 99 and 101-104
    Princeton University Press, Surrealism: Desire Unbound, pp. 203, 212 and 214-215
    Taylor, Hans Bellmer: The Anatomy of Anxiety, pls. 4.12, 4.14 and 4.16 for variants


Les Jeux de la Poupée (The games of the doll)

15 hand-colored gelatin silver prints plus 2 trimmed, hand-colored gelatin silver prints, all mounted within the artist's book.
9 3/4 x 7 3/4 x 1/2 in. (24.8 x 19.7 x 1.3 cm)
Paris: Les Éditions Premières, 1949. Signed and inscribed by Paul Éluard in ink on the first page. Signed by the artist in pencil and stamped 'C70' on the last page of book. Number 70 from an edition of 136. Text by Paul Éluard.

$50,000 - 70,000 

Sold for $60,000

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New York Auction 1 October