Lot n° 247
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Musset, Afred de - Domergue, J.-G. - The... - Lot 247 - Crait + Müller
Musset, Afred de - Domergue, J.-G. - The Venetian Night. Preceded by an unpublished study by Pierre de Nolhac. Paris], Devambez, 1929. Large in-4, bound in midnight blue half-maroquin with corners, gilt fillets on the boards, spine decorated with 3 gilt stars and a silver moon (iridium), author and title gilt between 2 gilt fillets, gilt illustrator on the tail, gilt head, first cover preserved, lined and bordered slipcase - [3 ff.], XVII pp., [1 f.], 65 pp., [1 f.]. Illustrated with 15 coloured etchings by Jean-Gabriel Domergue of which 8 are full page. Edition at 221 numbered copies, 1/40 on Japon impérial containing two states of the etchings, one in black with remarks, one definitive in colors (n° 54). Beautiful compositions by Domergue (before he became the painter of the Parisienne) in a delicate palette that plays on light and shadow.
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