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Toyen (Marie Čermínová)
CZECH
A COLLECTION OF NINE WORKS OF EROTICA ILLUSTRATED BY TOYEN, COMPRISING:
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 625 GBP
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Toyen (Marie Čermínová)
CZECH
A COLLECTION OF NINE WORKS OF EROTICA ILLUSTRATED BY TOYEN, COMPRISING:
Estimate
8001,000
LOT SOLD. 625 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Czech Avant-Garde Art from the Roy and Mary Cullen Collection

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Toyen (Marie Čermínová)
1902 - 1980
CZECH
A COLLECTION OF NINE WORKS OF EROTICA ILLUSTRATED BY TOYEN, COMPRISING:
MARQUIS DE SADE. Justina čili prokletí ctnosti. Prague: Edice 69, 1932, 8vo, illustrations by Toyen, later boards, in box
MARGUERITE OF NAVARRE. Heptameron. Prague: Družstevní práce, 1932, 8vo, illustrations by Toyen, numbered 16 and signed by Toyen beneath limitation, later red morocco-backed boards, original green upper wrapper bound at end
SVATA KADLEC. Černá hodinka. Brno: Edice Novoluní, 1932, 8vo, copy number 28 of a limited edition of 100 copies, signed by the author beneath limitation, illustrations by Toyen, loose as issued in original black wrapper with printed label on upper cover
AUBREY BEARSLEY. Venuše a Tannhaüser. Prague: Arnošt Vaněček, 1930, 8vo, copy number 140 of a limited edition of 200 copies, original wrappers, illustrations by Toyen
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE. Deník. Prague: Edice Lis knihomilův, 1932, 8vo, copy number 19 of a limited edition of 50 copies, one of 30 with a printed number and for sale (the other 20 for private distribution), SIGNED BY OTOKAR FISCHER (who translated Goethe) on flyleaf, coloured illustration by Toyen, original vellum-backed boards

together with a 2002 reprint of Jednadvacet (2 copies) and a 2003 reprint of Justina, and a reprint of another 1932 book, Ruské lidové erotické povídky (Prague, 2005) with illustrations by František Bidlo, all with an epilogue by Karel Srp


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Exhibited

Houston, Cullen Collection, 2011, nos 61-63, illustrated in the catalogue, and the other two listed but not illustrated

Czech Avant-Garde Art from the Roy and Mary Cullen Collection

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