Oct 10, 2019 - Sale 2519

Sale 2519 - Lot 577

Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
(SURREALISM.) Breton, André; and Duchamp, Marcel. Le Surréalisme en 1947. 5 color lithographed plates by Victor Brauner, Max Ernst, Jacques Hérold, Wifredo Lam, and Joan Miró (his first color lithograph; Cramer 11); 5 etched plates by Hans Bellmer, Marcel Jean, Maria, Yves Tanguy, and Dorothea Tanning; 2 woodcut plates by Jean Arp; and 12 black-and-white lithographed plates by Serge Brignoni, Alexander Calder, Bruno Capacci, Elizabeth van Damme, Julio de Diego, Enrico Donati, David Hare, Jacqueline Lamba, Roberto Matta, Kay Sage, Yves Tanguy, and Toyen (Marie Cermínováen). 240x205mm; 9 1/2x8 1/4 inches. 4to, publisher's plain wrappers laid into lettered board chemise containing Duchamp's famous breast multiple "Prière de Toucher;" original plain board box. Book and box professionally restored by Francis Naumann Gallery. Paris: Pierre à Feu, 1947

Additional Details

number 648 of 950 copies after the signed edition. The famous catalogue to mark the retrospective Exposition Internationale du Surréalisme organized by Breton and Duchamp for artists who led the movement in Paris before the war. Monod 110513; From Manet to Hockney 115; Reynolds Coll. 199; Lang S. 125ff. - Sheringham Aa383; Cramer (Miró) 11; Spies/Leppien 24; Mourlot I, 56