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LES DIABLES DE LITHOGRAPHIES. PAR LE POITREVIN. PARIS CHEZ. AUMONT. SUPER RARE!
1832. INCOMPLETE. BUYER DETERMINED. Les Diables de Lithographies Paris / London: Chez Aumont / Scarce Complete DevilsHaving Diabolical FunLE POITEVIN, [Eugène Modeste Edmond]. Les Diables de Lithographies. Paris / London: Chez Aumont / Charles Tilt, n.d. [1832]. First edition, Incomplete, These books were usually broken up and the prints being highly sought after, were sold separately. Very rare to find a complete copy. This copy's cover is most likely a replacement, but not sure. There are 6 pages of statical demons and the like. The prints are in decent shape given there age. Scarce complete. OCLC records only one copy in institutional holdings worldwide. ABPC records only one complete copy at auction since 1923. The album was typically broken up with the prints sold individually and complete copies have become enormously rare.Impish devils dance, make merry, kidnap young maidens, engage in scatological activities, make mischief upon men and women. and generally have a hell of a time as rascals frolicking in diabolical fun. It is the most famous of all works, paint or print, by Le Poitevin, whose "Devilries" established a genre in the wake of the Romantic school's Mephistopheles and Faust, from scenes to fright to scenes that, as here, delight with lively charm. Le Poitevin's devilries with their light, devilish humor became extremely popular with other artists, such as Michael Delaporte and Bayalos. I FULLY UNDERSTAND CONDITION IS EVERYTHING, BUT THE RARITY OF THESE PRINTS MAKES THIS COLLECTION AN ATTRACTIVE ONE. THESE DEFINITELY DO NOT COME UF FOR SALE OFTEN. PLEASE US … [Cliquez ci-dessous pour une description complète]
Vendeur: Bay State Pickers (tonyflay) [Worcester, Massachusetts, United States]
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