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    Sale 2400 | Lot 33
    Price Realized: $3,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2400 Lot 33

      BAJ, ENRICO. La Cravate ne vaut pas une m├ędaille. Color lithographs by Baj printed in colors, with silkscreen and collage; 2 polythene multiples. 383x379 mm; 15 1/4x15 inches. Folio, contents loose as issued in white boards with cover label; original white simulated leather folder; slipcase mounted with 3-dimensional color lego brick and metal multiple, signed and marked h.c. by baj on lego pieces. Petit Livres 21; Estampes 394, 404; Multiples 21, 56. Geneva and Milan: Jean Petit, 1972

      Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

      In addition to the cover piece, the colophon is signed in pen and marked h.c. by baj, from a total edition of 200. ". . a book-object in which the overall visual impact is produced by integrating images with the handwritten text. This format allows Baj great freedom of movement and inventiveness which is evident both in the layout of the page that is richly varied and over-stamped with visual designs, and in the choice of formal language"--Jentsch 22.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,500