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Antonin Proust (2 Impressions, One Of The Sixth State And One Of The Seventh), In Auguste Rodin Statuaire., 1885

Auguste Rodin
Print
Drypoint
26 x 19 x 0 cm
Minor traces of wear to extremities of binding, else FINE AND BRIGHT.
Available For Sale
1,950 EUR (€)
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Sylvan Cole Gallery
Pilar Franquet, 12, Sitges, Spain
A matchless copy of the first monograph on Rodin and his sculpture, copiously illustrated. This is one of 60 numbered copies on Japan or Rives paper (this copy on Japan paper with a suite of the illustrations on China paper). The original drypoint by Rodin, "Antonin Proust", is present in two states (Delteil 10, vi and vii) both on Japan paper. The original chiaroscuro wood-engravings by Lepère ("Eve") and Beltrand ("Figures de Purgatoire") are present in four states each: the line block on china, the tone block on china, the final state without letters on china, and the final state on Japan. There are numerous other original prints, including one etching by Courtry and many wood-engravings by various artists, on China and Japan. This is furthermore A PRESENTATION COPY FROM RODIN, with his warmly inscribed and initialed visiting card laid in. Large 4to. Beautifully bound in three-quarters morocco and decorated boards by H. CAPELLE (signed). Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Original wraps and prospectus, also on Japan, bound in.

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About Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin was a French sculptor. Although Rodin is generally considered the progenitor of modern sculpture, he did not set out to rebel against the past.Read More

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We have been leading purveyors of fine art since 1984. We specialize in European prints and drawings from Goya to the present.   Our founder, Sylvan Cole (1918-2005), was the dean of American...Read More