Braque Le Patron by Jean Paulhan. Georges Braque, Illustrator.
Braque Le Patron by Jean Paulhan

Braque Le Patron by Jean Paulhan

Paris: Fernand Mourlot, 1945. Braque, Georges. First edition. Hardcover. 68 pages. 36.8 x 27.9 cm. Folded sheets loose in wrappers, as issued; title page printed in brown & black ink. illustration: One original color lithograph ("La Mandoline," 191 of 225) numbered & signed by the artist; 19 color reproductions of Braque's paintings (9 full-page, 7 used as headpieces, 3 as in-text vignettes heightened with gum arabic. Copy 191 on cream Arches wove paper, from a total edition of 225, signed in ink by the author & initialed in pencil by Mourlot. Loose as issued in brown wrappers lithographed in green & brown reproducing Braque's signature and a sketch bearing the date 1945. The book, rare when complete with the signed plate. RAUCH 104. VALLIER 27. Covers and chemise fine in nicked, lightly soiled slipcase. Item #21386

Price: $3,250.00

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