May 10, 2012 - Sale 2278

Sale 2278 - Lot 24

Price Realized: $ 1,200
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
SERGE GLADKY (1880-1930) NOUVELLES COMPOSITIONS DECORATIVES / 1ERE SERIE. Portfolio with 46 of 48 plates. Circa 1928.
13x10 inches, 33x25 1/2 cm. Charles Moreau, Paris.
Condition varies, generally B / B+: plates foxed; printed cloth boards with cloth ties; spine breaking; contents loose, as issued.
Serge Gladky was an architect whose primary artistic legacy is several stunning pochoir portfolios that he designed in the late 1920s. Nouvelles Compositions Decoratives, series 1, contains abstract decorative designs accomplished in his vibrant cubist style. Gladky uses geometric forms and bright colors, to create a tour-de-force of Art Deco ornamentation. 46 of 48 plates. Missing plates 24 and 44.