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    Werner Spies and Helmut R. Leppien 28

Property from an Important European Collection

200

La Brebis galante, Les Éditions Premières (The Galant Sheep, The First Edition) (S. & L. 28)

1949
The complete book containing three etching and aquatints in colours and 22 reproductions with pochoir, 18 in colours, on Arches paper, the full sheets and with full margins, with text in French by Benjamin Péret and justification, the sheets bound (as issued) in paper boards with the original reddish-brown lithographic dust jacket.
24.2 x 19.5 x 2 cm (9 1/2 x 7 5/8 x 3/4 in.)
The three etchings signed in pencil, stamp-numbered '176' in black ink on the justification, from the edition of 300 (there were also 15 in Roman numerals on Montval), published by Les Éditions Premières, Paris.

Estimate
£3,000 - 5,000 ‡ ♠

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Evening & Day Editions

London Auction 14 - 15 June 2021