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Ghislaine de Menten de Horne

Ghislaine de Menten de Horne

Abandonne-toi vive aux serpents

Signed

Edition of 125

Title

:

Abandonne-toi vive aux serpents

Medium

:

Etching and Aquatint

Date

:

1935

Image Size

:

240 x 180mm

Sheet Size

:

330 x 250mm

Subject

:

Surrealist

Description

:

Original coloured etching with aquatint by Ghislaine de Menten de Horne, hand-signed Gh. de Menten de Horne in pencil bottom right. Printed on a hand press by Eugene Delatre, on Rives wove paper. From no. 70 of 125 copies of Ghislaine de Menten de Horne's edition of La jeune Parque by Paul Valery, of which 1 was on Japon Vellum Kozo with an extra suite of plates, 16 were on Japon imperial with a suite of various states of one plate, and 100 were on Rives. There were also 8 hors commerce copies, 5 on Japon and 3 on Rives. The etchings were interleaved as loose prints with the separately-printed text. Sold with copies of the justification page, the colophon, and Valery's typescript letter of praise to the artist.

Condition

:

Excellent condition

Price

:

£400.00

Dealer

:

Idbury Prints Ltd, UK

+ 44 01993 831094

neil@idburyprints.com

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* Approximate price based on current exchange rates

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