Gesigneerd; Hugo Claus - Voor Corneille [met opdracht voor Corneille] - 1992

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Gesigneerd; Hugo Claus - Voor Corneille [met opdracht voor Corneille] - 1992
Art - Quantity: 1 - Signed - Book

Rare publication with 25 copies - Copy 1 - personal copy to Guillaume Corneille - Half-leather binding with half-leather box. Unique prestigious paper run: the following copies are paperbacks.

Museum piece.

Hugo Claus wrote at the behest of Gert Jan Hemmink the whole poem "For Corneille" on the occasion of the celebration of the seventieth anniversary of Corneille on July 4, 1992, following many collaborations with the painter (Paal en Perk, April in Paris, Hymen).

Voor Corneille was produced in the spring of 1992 for Uitgeverij AMO in Amstelveen, from the conference and printed by Hans van Eijk, In de Bonnefant in Banholt. The print run of twenty-five copies is distributed as follows: Number I-X on Arches vellum, bound by Binderij Phoenix, Amsterdam; number 1-15 on Zerkall etching paper, paperback. The first five copies are printed by name. All copies are numbered on the press and signed by the author on the colophon page.

Large format hardcover, 2-page poem, 16 pages in total, 32 x 23 cm. In very good condition.

Provenance: Guillaume Corneille Collection (1922-2010), founding member of the Cobra group along with Karel Appel, Asger Jorn, Christian Dotremont, Constant, Hugo Claus, Jacques Doucet, Alechinsky amongst others

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Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Art
Author/ Illustrator
Gesigneerd; Hugo Claus
Book Title
Voor Corneille [met opdracht voor Corneille]
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1992
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Extras
Signed
Number of pages
16
Dimensions
32×23 cm
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