Jun 16, 2022 - Sale 2609

Sale 2609 - Lot 413

Price Realized: $ 875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(LAURENCIN, MARIE / BALLET RUSSES.) Cocteau, Jean; et al. Théatre Serge de Diaghilew. Les Biches. 2 volumes. Portrait of La Nijinska by Cocteau, portrait of Poulenc and 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. 4to, publisher's illustrated wrappers by Laurencin, spines with small chips at head and foot and short closed tears along joints; contents with scattered foxing chiefly to blank margins, several signatures over-opened and a few leaves loose. Number 143 of 200 copies on Arches vellum, from a total edition of 335. Paris: Éditions des Quatre Chemins, 1924