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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, Florida

  • Literature

    Patrick Cramer 18-32; and 41

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Lot offered with No Reserve

Prométhée; and Heads, Figures and Ideas (C. 18-32; & 41)

1950; and 1958
The complete artist's book Prométhée with eight lithographs in colors, on Marais paper, folded (as issued), with title, text in French translated by André Gide and justification pages, with original paper wrappers and clamshell portfolio case, together with Heads, Figures and Ideas the complete book, including the lithograph in colors Thirteen Standing Figures, on handmade paper watermarked Henry Moore, with title, text, and 58 facsimile plates.
Prométhée 16 1/8 x 12 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. (41 x 31.1 x 4.4 cm)
Heads, Figures and Ideas 18 3/4 x 13 1/8 in. (47.6 x 33.3 cm)

Prométhée numbered 97 of 183 (printed) on the justification page (there were a few extra books printed for the artist and his collaborators), published by Henri Jonquières, Paris, Heads, Figures and Ideas from the standard edition (there was a signed edition of 150), published by George Rainbird Ltd, London and The New York Graphic Society, Greenwich, Connecticut.

Estimate
$800 - 1,200 

Sold for $882

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 19-21 October 2021