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    Sale 2514 | Lot 46
    Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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    • Sale 2514 Lot 46

      MARIETTE LYDIS (1887-1970)


      Lesbiennes.

      23 color copper engravings on 25 on full-page sheets, each Signed and dated 1926 in pencil by Lydis. Images measure 6x4 1/4 or 3x3 inches, 15 1/4x11 or 7 1/2x7 1/2 cm, on 12 3/4x9 1/2-inch, 32 1/2x24 cm sheets. Folio, custom binding signed Mativet, of crushed yellow morocco over patterned paper boards; original wrappers bound in. [Paris], 1926.

      Estimate $2,000 - 3,000


      with a manuscript colophon by lydis stating that this is copy number 20 of only 60 [or 66] examples on arches
      from a total edition of 77 copies. Dutel, 1844.

      Provenance: Jean-Pierre Dutel/Gerard Nordmann Library (with book label); Christie's, Paris, 2006; present owner.


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