[DRAEGER]

Hermès. L’Élégance et le confort en automobile [= Elegance and Comfort in Cars].

(Paris, Draeger, circa 1925).

Small square 8vo, two-fold brochure printed in colour and b/w.

Delicate Art Deco cover design by Zinoviev showing an elegant lady seated in a car.

First and only edition.

Lovely Draeger production for the famed Maison Hermès, established in 1837 and renowned for its exceptional know-how. The brochure features deluxe accessories for the driver: blankets, gloves, hood ornaments, bags, etc.

The painter, engraver, and graphic artist Alexander Zinoviev was born in Russia in 1882 and moved to Paris in 1908. There, he lived in the heart of bohemian Montparnasse alongside Picasso, Modigliani, and Diego Rivera, who painted his portrait. He exhibited in various Salons.

A fine copy.

Ref. Alain Draeger, Draeger, les pages d’or de l’édition, (2019), p. 128 / Not in Pages d’or de l’édition publicitaire.

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