Mar 04, 2021 - Sale 2560

Sale 2560 - Lot 317

Price Realized: $ 3,640
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
Les Illuminations by Arthur Rimbaud.

Portfolio with complete text, 15 lithographs (12 with pochoir coloring), 2 additional lithograph proofs (one on China paper) and the original prospectus with lithograph, 1949. 330x250 mm; 13x9 3/4 inches (sheets), full margins, loose as issued.

One of 20 numbered copies on Vélin teinté, from a total edition of 395. Numbered 20 on the justification page (lacks the additional suite of lithographs and gouache called for on the justification page). Signed by the artist in pencil and by the publisher in ink, on the justification page. Printed by Roth and Sauter, Lausanne. Published by Grosclaude, Editions des Gaules, Lausanne.

Original portfolio folder and pasteboard slipcase. Saphire 24-38.