Oct 10, 2019 - Sale 2519

Sale 2519 - Lot 448

Price Realized: $ 219
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 250 - $ 350
(BARBAULT, MICHEL.) Satie, Erik. Simple Question. Abstract illustrations in watercolor and gouache, with Satie's text executed in black ink, by Barbault. 12mo, 104x104 mm; 4 1/4x4 1/4 inches on single sheet folded to form a leporello with wrappers. Le Beausset, France: Les Éditions des Livres Faits Mains, 1993

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number 5 of only 30 handmade copies, signed by barbault. Issued as the seventh publication in the series "Dix sur Dix," the entire edition is hand-made. Barbault has taken Erik Satie's humorous question "Que préférez-vous: la musique ou la charcuterie?" as his inspiration and has reproduced Satie's diatribe against music in restaurants, bad taste, editors, the passing years, and so on.