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LEON BAKST TCHAIKOVSKY BELLE DORMANT SLEEPING BEAUTY 1st LTD ED 1922 RUSSIAN
1922. ENJOY OUR SALE! All enquiries : aqualibris@rocketmail.com A REMARKABLE OVERSIZED FOLIO OF LITHOGRAPHS, L'OEUVRE DE LEON BAKST POUR LA BELLE AU BOIS DORMANT. COSTUME AND SET DESIGNS, FOR DIAGHILEV'S PRODUCTION OF TCHAIKOVSKY'S BALLET. LIMITED FIRST EDITION ( FRENCH EDITION), SIGNED BY BAKST AND THE PUBLISHER, BRUNOFF. A magnificent and impressive folio, very rare. Large volume, profusely illustrated with 54 full colour lithograph plates under captioned monogrammed tissues, some with silver and gold ink highlights, each on a cream mount, edged with a deep plate mark, additionally, decorative title page with a small lithograph and other decorative vignettes and drawings, in addition, a portrait of Leon Bakst by Picasso. Book: Bakst: L`Oeuvre de Leon Bakst pour La Belle au Bois Dormant. Issued by M. de Brunoff, in Paris, 1922, in large format. Contents on handmade paper, with illustrations comprising 54 separately printed and mounted full page lithographs under monogrammed tissues, other small lithographs, drawings and vignettes in the text. Works in set design and costume design. ( See Puss in Boots, Carabas, Russian Buffoon and other characters...). Text in French. Signed by Leon Bakst and his publisher on the limitation page, this edition is of 500 copies only. The size approx. 39cm X 29cm X 6cm . Text is on untrimmed, or rough-cut paper with two uncut edges and straight upper edge. This is one of the most beautiful and impressive art folios we have had the pleasure to behold in our time. Interesting and insightful text. Many photographs below. All of the mounted litho … [Click Below for Full Description]
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