Sep 21, 2021 - Sale 2579

Sale 2579 - Lot 142

Price Realized: $ 5,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500

ANDRÉ BRETON (1896-1966) & MARCEL DUCHAMP (1887-1968)

Le Surréalisme en 1947.
Bound volume with 24 printed plates by various artists. 240x205 mm; 9 1/2x8 1/4 inches. Numbered 203 (out of the edition of 950, aside from the signed edition) on the justification page. With a dedication to Virginia Zabriskie from Enrico Donati in ink on the title page. Published by Pierre à Feu, Paris.

Includes 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), but lacking Duchamp's three-dimensional cover. Some signatures still unopened with plates including lithographs bound between pages. 1947.

Provenance: Gifted by the artist Enrico Donati to Virginia Zabriskie.