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Lot 142: Jours de gloire. Histoire de la libération de Paris. With etchings by Picasso, Daragnes, Digimont, Touchagues.
27 October 2016
Reston, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Jours de gloire. Histoire de la libération de Paris. With etchings by Picasso, Daragnes, Digimont, Touchagues. Général Koenig Paris Dambusier 1945, 1945. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Preface du Général Koenig. Text in French by Paul Eluard, Paul Valery, Colette, and Andre Billy. One of the 1000 numberd copies sur Lana. With one etching by Picasso that illustrated the Eluard poem, an etching by Daragnès on frontispiece, four etchings Dignimont and four etchings by Touchagues. Profusely illustrated with drawings and two lithographs by Picasso in text.
Condition Report: Very good condition. Complete condition report on request as well extra pictures.
Notes: The book was published just at the end of WWII, under the patronage of Ministere de Education Nationale and sold for the profit of Croix-Rouge and victims / prisoners of the War.
Artist or Maker: Picasso, Daragnes, Digimont, Touchagues.