Copy no. 6, complete with its insert engraving (aquatint engraving and lithography on vellum).
Colophon signed by Hugo Claus and Corneille - Engraving signed and dated at the bottom right by Corneille, printed in 165 copies.
Hymen. Dertien gedichten van Hugo Claus bij dertien erotische tekeningen van Corneille - Amsterdam / Amstelveen - Sud / De 3 Gratiën / AMO - 1987 - 1s edition - Full canvas book in a paperboard case, 25.9 × 35.4 cm - [36 p.] - Printed in 180 copies.
Provenance: Collection Guillaume Corneille (1922-2010), founding member of the Cobra group with Karel Appel, Asger Jorn, Christian Dotremont, Constant, Jacques Doucet, and later Alechinsky.
Hugo CLAUS, Hymen. Thirteen poems by Hugo Claus on thirteen erotic drawings by Corneille. (With an introduction by Corneille and an annotation by Gert Jan Hemmink and, attached separately, an original colour engraving, numbered and signed by Corneille (25 x 34.2 cm)).
Amsterdam/ Amstelveen, South/ De 3 Gratiën/ AMO, 1987. Oblong. 25.9 x 35.4 cm. Canvas in a case. (Phoenix binding). (36) p. Printed in an edition of 180 numbered copies and signed by the author and artist (this is number 6).
Claus’ sensual poetry, erotically illustrated by Corneille.
Condition: engraving and book in perfect condition- Paperboard case with a mark under the title.
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- Number of Books
- Author/ Illustrator
- Gesigneerd; Hugo Claus, Corneille
- Book Title
- Hymen. Dertien gedichten van Hugo Claus bij dertien erotische tekeningen van Corneille [+kleurets]
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Limited edition
- Number of pages
- 25×35 cm