One of 30 deluxe copies
« Mes Dessins d’Antibes ». Avant-propos de Georges Salles.
Paris, Au Pont des Arts, 1958.
In-plano, in sheets loose as issued in publisher’s quarter green cloth over beige cloth boards, first side with the title in red after a design by the artist. Printed title,1 leaf with title in red after a design by the artist, 1 leaf of justification, 1 leaf of foreword by Georges Sales, 1 pochoir mounted on thick paper, 16 plates. Complete.
“This album contains 16 plates reproducing the drawings of Antibes by Pablo Picasso. These drawings are dated October and November 1946. – Property of the master, they are exhibited at the Museum of Antibes. Pablo Picasso signed the “ready to print” for each plate. He specially composed the title page of the album and wrote the title of the portfolio. The facsimiles were executed by Daniel Jacomet, art printer. – The typography is by the Union printing house, in Paris. The paper, like that of the originals, is vélin d’Arches pur chiffon… The work was designed by Pierre-André Weill”.
One of 30 deluxe copies numbered 1-30 of a total edition of 350 numbered copies, with a frontispiece-plate in pochoir reproducing a gouached Indian ink drawing by the artist.
Light wear to the inner flaps of the portfolio, generally a pleasing copy.
Price: 9.500,00 euros