H. Floury - L'Image - 1896/1897

Description
H. Floury - L'Image - 1896/1897
Applied art - Quantity: 1 - Book

Quarto, a collection of the magazine “L'Image” published from 1896 to 1897. Red half morocco binding with corners. So-called deluxe edition, not numbered. Gilded upper edge. Covers, crowns and spine in good to very good condition. Wear on the leather at the corners and the marbled paper on the fold of the edges. Complete collection of this lovely Art Nouveau magazine founded by the Corporation française des graveurs sur bois and published under the literary direction of Roger Marx and Jules Rais and under the artistic direction of Tony Bertrand, Auguste Lepère & Léon Ruffé. Complete copy with the 48 out of text plates including original woodcuts by L. Pissaro, E. Jeanniot, T. Bertrand, Ardail, Laboureur, Lepère, G. d'Espagnat and Perrichon. The other plates are interpretations by Florian, Bellanger, Froment, of works by La Gandara, Virgin, Grasset, Renouard, Cheret, Helleu, Ribot, Doudelet, Guys, Rodin, Dagas. Numerous in text woodcuts by or after Berthon, Carrière, M. Denis, Fantin-Latour, Jongkind, Lepère, Maillol, Puvis de Chavannes, Schwabe, Steinlen, Valloton, Van Dongen. The main cover was illustrated by A. Angst. Included at the end are the 12 covers of the issues illustrated Mucha, Auriol, de Fleure, Darbour, Verneuil, Drogue, Bellery-Desfontaines, Berthon, Prouvé, Belville, Toulouse-Lautrec and Marcel-Lenoir.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Applied art
Author/ Illustrator
H. Floury
Book Title
L'Image
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1896
Publication year youngest item
1897
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
H. Floury
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