Jun 20, 2019 - Sale 2514

Sale 2514 - Lot 72

Price Realized: $ 6,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
[JEAN GENET (1910-1986) and ROLAND CAILLAUX (1905-1977)]

Vingt Lithographies pour un Livre que J'ai Lu.

20 homoerotic lithographs by Caillaux, 8 1/2x6 1/4 inches, 21 1/2x16 cm, on 13x10-inch, 33x25 1/2 cm sheets. Folio, contents loose as issued in printed wrappers; cloth folding box. Paris, 1945.

Additional Details

number 66 of 115 copies. this copy enriched with an original drawing by caillaux. Published in only a small run and without printing the name of the author, illustrator, or printer. Caillaux was an actor and illustrator who befriended Genet and Jean Cocteau while in Paris in the 1940s. This is his best-known illustrated work. Dutel 2624.