Exceptional copy, that of the artist, Claude Lepape ( 1913-1994) enriched with 6 original drawings and offered to Jacques Crépineau.
Beautiful illustrated first edition of Images de Notre Délivrance, text by Duhamel accompanied by 27 compositions by Claude Lapape, including 17 drawings reproduced in the text and 10 tipped-in etchings in colour.
Out of print copy, printed on Rives vellum for Claude Lepape, enriched with a dedication by the latter addressed to Jacques Crépineau, accompanied by an original drawing (see photos).
2 series of etchings, one in black on Rives vellum and the other partly in colour on Angkor, of two lithographs in colour
6 original drawings by the artist including 2 in colour on fine paper having been used to illustrate the book, 1 in laminated in colour, one in pencil (the only one with a the artist’s name), 2 in colour on English paper (yellowed).
Author: Duhamel (Georges) - Lepape (Claude).
Title: Images de notre délivrance.
Publishing information: Paris : Éditions du Pavois, . 49 pages.
Quarto (24.5 x 31 cm)
Loose leaves in a printed cover. Matching rigid blue-grey portfolio and slipcase.
Light mildew on the cover, otherwise copy in excellent condition. Spine of the portfolio and edges of the slipcase browned, small splits beginning to form at the edges that don’t affect the solidity of the case.
Claude Lepape was a French painter, engraver and theatre decorator.
Provenance: Ex-libris belonging to Jacques Crépineau (1932-2017), director of the Théâtre de la Michodière -
Theatre historian, renowned and appreciated collector, whom the greatest exhibitions
regularly called. He was a member of the Académie des 11 and the Académie Rabelais, as well as an
honorary member of the A.R.T. and, as such, participated in the Jury for the Prix du Brigadier - Knight of the Order.
National du Mérite (see site regietheatrale)
- Aantal boeken
- Geïllustreerd, Geschiedenis, Literatuur
- Auteur/ Illustrator
- Georges Duhamel / Claude Lepape
- Images de notre délivrance [Avec 7 dessin originaux et envoi de Lepape]
- Publicatiejaar oudste item
- Eerste druk
- Oorspronkelijke taal
- Harde kaft
- Aantal pagina‘s.
- 31×24,5 cm