Inferno. Cinquante-Cinq Eaux-Fortes De Barta.

Laszlo Barta
575 EUR (€)
Illustrated book with 55 extremely disturbing original etchings, almost all full-page and hors-texte
34 x 26.5 x 0 cm
Folio. Loose as issued in original wraps, with board chemise and slipcase. A tiny bit of faint foxing, else FINE AND BRIGHT.
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Paris: Editions de la Cigogne / Jacques Klein, 1938; A beautiful edition of Dante's Inferno (Italian text); A rare and fascinating illustrated edition of the Inferno, likely made even rarer by the fact that both the illustrator and the publisher were Jewish, and it was issued in France on the eve of the Second World War.


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Laszlo Barta was a Hungarian-Jewish artist known for his 55 extremely disturbing etchings made for Dante's Inferno.Read More

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Pilar Franquet, 12, Sitges, Spain
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