Wallpapers

[TRADE CATALOGUE]Paul Dumas. Quelques modèles nouveaux. Collection 1930. Chez tous les spécialistes du papier peint.

(Montreuil-sous-Bois, Paul Dumas, 1930).

4to, loose as issued in publisher’s illustrated chemise in gold and black. Specifications below each image and on the rear cover of the chemise, reply envelope laid in. Complete.

8 fine plates in colour, gold and silver of stylish wallpapers.

First and only edition.

Uncommon catalogue presenting a few examples of Paul Dumas’s 1930 collection of fine wallpapers.

Wallpapers emerged as a particularly buoyant art form in France during the 1920s reflecting the heightened decorative intensity of French pattern design. Paul Dumas ran a large textile and wallpaper factory at Montreuil-sous-Bois where, in addition to printing wallpapers for Atelier Martine, he produced designs by, among others, Paul Follot, Lina de Andrada and Lucie Renaudot (Lesley Jackson, Twentieth Century Pattern Design).

A very good copy of a fragile publication.

Ref. Not in Pages d’or de l’édition publicitaire.

Price: 350,00 euros

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