Antoine de Saint-Exupéry - Le Petit Prince

Description
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry - Le Petit Prince
Lithography - Estate authorised facsimile signatureplate signed - 200 ex

A lithography, size: 50 x 40 cm, signed in the plate.
Authentic blind stamp of the ''Succession Antoine de Saint-Exupéry''.
Condition: In perfect condition, not framed.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry was born on 29th June 1900 in Lyon and disappeared during a flight on 31st July 1944, off the coast of Marseille, died for France. He was a French writer, poet, aviator and reporter. From 1932 on, Saint-Exupéry devoted himself to journalism and air raids. His international reporting from Vietnam in 1934, Moscow in 1935, and Spain in 1936, influenced his reflections on humanistic values. ‘Terre des hommes’, published in 1939, received the Grand Prize of the Académie Française.
‘Le Petit Prince’, written in New York during the war, was published with his own watercolour illustrations in 1943 in New York and in 1946 by Gallimard in France. This tale, full of charm and humanity, became a huge worldwide success.

Lot details
Artist
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Title of artwork
Le Petit Prince
Technique
Lithography
Signature
Estate authorised facsimile signature
Period
1940-1949
Edition
200 ex
Condition
As new
Image size
40×50 cm
Sold with frame
No
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