294
294
Cocteau, Jean 
VINGT FABLES DE LA FONTAINE. MONACO: JASPARD POLUS & CIE, 1961; PARIS: ACEVEDO, 1966
Estimate
3,0005,000
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294
Cocteau, Jean 
VINGT FABLES DE LA FONTAINE. MONACO: JASPARD POLUS & CIE, 1961; PARIS: ACEVEDO, 1966
Estimate
3,0005,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Cocteau, Jean 
VINGT FABLES DE LA FONTAINE. MONACO: JASPARD POLUS & CIE, 1961; PARIS: ACEVEDO, 1966
Two editions, folio (15 x 11 in.; 380 x 280 mm). Each edition comprised of 40 original color illustrations by 20 artists, two each for all 20 fables, one large vignette on the section titles and one hors-texte signed in pencil by the artist. Loose as issued in publisher's printed folders with glassine, one printed paper folder in each edition containing an extra suite of prints. Housed in original full morocco solander boxes, spines gilt-lettered. 
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1961 EDITION: NUMBER 92 OF 299 COPIES. One of 80 examples on pur fil d'Arches, with an extra suite of progressive color proofs for the Goerg woodcut. The contributing artists are: Brayer, Brianchon, Buffet, Caillard, Carzou, Chapelain-Midy, Desnoyer, Leonor Fini, Fontanarosa, Foujita, Goerg, Lila de Nobili, Oudot, Picart-le-Doux, Planson, Terechkovitch, Touchagues, Vertes, Villon, and Waroquier. — 1966 EDITION: NUMBER 108 OF 440 COPIES. One of 329 examples on pur fil de lana, with an extra suite of all 40 illustrations printed hors-texte. The contributing artists are: Alix, Calder, Cassandre, Cavailles, Clave, Clouzot, Colin, Coutaud, Dali, H. David, de Segonzac, Valentine Hugo, Labisse, J. Lagrange, A. Marchand, Pignon, Dom Robert, Rohner, Saint-Saens, and Touchagues. 

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