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Haggadah shel Pesah, Yaacov Agam, Paris: Atelier Arcay; London: Capepark Ltd., 1985
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 8,125 USD
JUMP TO LOT
156
Haggadah shel Pesah, Yaacov Agam, Paris: Atelier Arcay; London: Capepark Ltd., 1985
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 8,125 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Haggadah shel Pesah, Yaacov Agam, Paris: Atelier Arcay; London: Capepark Ltd., 1985
58 multicolor serigraphs pulled by hand on Rives 270-gsm (Arjomari-Prioux) paper (17 1/8 x 15 in.; 435 x 381 mm). Hebrew with English translation on facing waxed tissue-guard, numbered 1-57 in Hebrew characters with golden Stars of David in the lower-outer corner. Small stains to outer guards on ff. 16, 46. Elegant green velvet binding with brass corners; gilt title in a stylized Star of David above gilt author name on upper board. Housed in a matching original green velvet folding case with brass corners, stylized Star of David, and author name; gilt title and author name on spine; lower edge of upper board lightly worn with small nick.
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Catalogue Note

Limited edition, number 4 of 9 H.C., signed by both the artist and printer on the introductory leaf; first and last prints also signed by Agam.

A modern illustrated Haggadah by noted Israeli artist and sculptor Yaacov Agam (b. 1928). The traditional text recounting the Exodus from Egypt is here adorned with distinctly modern and brilliantly-colored designs. The geometric illustrations and unique typography used for this beloved Jewish text continue the tradition of Haggadah illustration with an aesthetic unique to the artist.

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