Genève (Geneva), Switzerland: Editions des Trois Collines, 1948 copyright. Limited Edition: #1291 of 3,000. Hardbound. Clamshell case of linen on boards with deep blue sides, mounting front and spine labels. Stiff paper wraps with printed pictorial dust jacket in black and white; glassine covers. 147 pp. 64 illustrations, including 32 color reproductions of works by 32 artists. Inserted article "Savoir", 4 pp. bi-fold. VG-, short tear to front cover at base of spine, even smaller one at top rear of spine, binding solid. Glassine has corresponding tears at those places, some loss at spine base. Little wear to case, but some tears to fabric at hinges. Pages clean and bright. Item #137716
In French. Contains images of a selection of works by 20th century artists accompanied by Eluard's poems inspired by the works or the artists. Artists include Picasso, Chagall, Juan Gris, J. Villon, G. Braque, G. de Chirico, Paul Klee, Max Ernst, J. Mirò, Yves Tanguy, A. Masson, A: Beaudin, Man Ray, Magritte, Dali, Valentine Hugo, Penrose, Balthus, Dora Maar, O. Dominguez, Cicero Dias, Jean Fautrier, Dubuffet, Hayter, H. Jennings, Chastel, Raoul Ubac. Contains inserted article "Savoir" by M. Rene Huyghe, conservateur en Chef au Musee du Louvre, sur les origines et l'evolution de la peiture contemporaine.
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