Mar 10, 2022 - Sale 2597

Sale 2597 - Lot 372

Price Realized: $ 21,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 20,000 - $ 30,000
Fêtes de la faim.

Gouache and watercolor on white wove paper, 1948. 330x245 mm; 12 7/8x9 3/4 inches. Initialed and dated in gouache, lower right recto. Signed and annotated by the publisher Louis Grosclaude, Lausanne, in pencil and with the black ink stamp, verso.

A gouache design for Les Illuminations, 1949 (see Saphire 29). Saphire notes, "Many gouaches on themes found in Les Illuminations were done during and after the work on the book."

Provenance: Galerie Romanet Rive-Gauche, Paris with the labels on the frame back; private collection, New York.