Florilege des amours de Ronsard (Anthology of Love, by Ronsard)
Artwork: Florilege des amours de Ronsard (Anthology of Love, by Ronsard)
Size: 40.3 x 30.5 cm
Edition Size: 300 (+ 20 HC copies)
Medium: The incomplete book, lacking text pages 99-102, retaining all of the original lithographs, printed in sepia, 28 <em>hors-texte</em>, 98 <em>en-texte</em> and two for the covers, on Arches paper, with the accompanying text in French, title page and justification, the loose sheet folded (as issued), contained in the original paper covered boards, with purple suede spine and slipcase with lithographic paper wrapper
Creation year: 1949
Category: Prints

Christie's London

Date: 2017-09-19
Lot Number: 72
Notes: Signed by the artist and the publisher on the justification, copy 125 from the edition of three hundred), published by Albert Skira, Paris, the full sheets, loose (as issued), with the lithographic cover, within the original paper-covered boards with purple suede spine and paper-covered slipcase with the lithographic design in blue-black, the spine and slipcase with some staining and wear, the book with the usual pale offsetting, some foxing in places, generally in good condition (book)

Phillips London

Date: 2017-01-19
Lot Number: 88
Notes: Signed by the artist and the publisher in black and blue ink respectively on the justification, copy number 282 from the edition of 300, published by Albert Skira, Paris