Jan 29, 2019 - Sale 2497

Sale 2497 - Lot 131

Price Realized: $ 1,430
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Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(LAURENCIN, MARIE / BALLET RUSSES.) Cocteau, Jean; et al. Théatre Serge de Diaghilew. Les Biches. Portrait of La Nijinska by Cocteau, portrait of Poulenc and 14 illustrations and color plates by Laurencin, copy of music by Poulenc, and an article by Darius Milhaud; Volume 2 contains a portrait of Marie Laurencin after a photograph by Man Ray and 23 photographic plates by Georges Detaille of the various dancers. 2 volumes. 4to, publisher's illustrated wrappers by Laurencin; scattered mild wear and very light marginal foxing. Paris: Éditions des Quatre Chemins, 1924

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number 36 of only 60 sets on Holland van Gelder from a total edition of 335. Laid into Volume 1 is the brochure for the sale of Marie Laurencin's library, October 1956, at the Hotel des Commissaires-Priseurs, Paris, containing a manuscript note by her about the purchase of a copy of Charles Dullin's "Souvenirs et Notes de Travail d'un Acteur."