Oct 22, 2020 - Sale 2548

Sale 2548 - Lot 35

Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
Un Paese.
Text by Cesare Zavattini. Illustrated with 88 photographs by Strand of the small Italian town Luzzara in post-war Italy. 4to, stamped white boards; photo-pictorial dust jacket, lightly worn, with small tears at the upper edge. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY STRAND AND WITH PERSONAL INSCRIPTION BY ZAVATTINI TO DAVID SIQUEIROS IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION.
[Turin]: Giulio Einaudi editore S.p.A., (1955)

Additional Details

Signed by Strand on the half title page, "to my dear friend." And with a personal inscription from Zavattini to David Siqueiros on the front free endpaper describing Strand's strong love of Mexico, Zavattini's works in progress, his time in Mexico, and mention of artists including Orozco and Rivera, as well as his well-wishes to Siqueiros' son.