Lot 91
  • 91

Hans Bellmer

Estimate
50,000 - 70,000 USD
Sold
62,500 USD
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Description

  • Hans Bellmer
  • 'Les Jeux de la Poupée' 
  • Book
  • The photographs approximately 5 1/2  by 5 1/2  in. (14 by 14 cm.)
(Paris: Les Éditions Premières, 1949, an edition of 16 hors commerce copies and 136 numbered copies), a book with text by Paul Eluard, illustrated with 15 mounted hand-colored photographs and one hand-colored cut-out photograph on the title page by Hans Bellmer. 4to, original glassine-covered wrappers with printed title band and mounted, hand-colored, cut out photograph by Hans Bellmer, signed in pencil by the photographer and stamped '064' on the colophon

Literature

Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, The Photobook: A History, Volume 1 (London, 2004), p. 107

Obliques, Numéro Special Bellmer (Paris, 1975), pp. 99 and 101-4

Surrealism: Desire Unbound (Princeton, 2002), pp. 203, 212 and 214-5

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