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    Sale 2497 | Lot 120
    Price Realized: $1,750With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2497 Lot 120

      (WEGENER, GERDA.) Vérineau, Alexandre de (pseud. Louis Perceau). Douze Sonnets lascifs pour accompanger la suite d'aquarelles intitulée Les Délassements d'Éros. 12 pochoirs after watercolors by Wegener produced to accompany a series of erotically charged sonnets by Perceau. 4to, contents loose as issued in cloth-backed gilt-pictorial boards, ususal light soiling, ties present but very frail; plates bright and clean, text signatures unopened. (Paris): Érotopolis, 1924

      Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

      First published in 1917 without text, this volume is the first appearance of the plates with Perceau's poems; the images appeared again in Bragnell's Douze Quatrains. The playfully erotic, mostly Sapphic images each contain Wegener's trademark discarded black mask in the background. Pia 389; Dutel 1434; Monod 11060.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,750