Saturday, October 18, 2014

RENOIR, PIERRE-AUGUSTE. RIVIÈRE, GEORGES. Renoir et ses amis.



RENOIR, PIERRE-AUGUSTE. French, 1841-1919.
RIVIÈRE, GEORGES. Renoir et ses amis. Paris: H. Floury, 1921.
Quarto (278 x 200 mm). [4], 273, [1], [2] pp. Illustrated with an original drypoint etching in 2 states (black and sepia), 56 heliogravure plates (12 in color), and 95 heliogravures in the text. The front wrapper is a lithograph in sanguine, Tête de Jeune Fille. Bound by the Lakeside Press, Chicago in quarter morocco over patterned boards, vellum tips. Original wrappers bound in. Touch of sunning to spine, else very fine.

NO 10 OF 150 COPIES OF THE DELUXE EDITION ON JAPON PAPER AND WITH SIX ADDITIONAL PLATES, a very handsome copy on large paper. The etching present in two states is Jeunes Filles Fleurissant Leurs Chapeaux alternatively titled Le Chapeau Epinglé (Delteil 8).
http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/22593/lot/30/