Lot 159: Non Vouloir Illustrated by 4 etchings by Picasso and a dedication in pen by Hugnet.
27 October 2016
Reston, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Non Vouloir Illustrated by 4 etchings by Picasso and a dedication in pen by Hugnet. Editions Jeanne Bucher, Paris 1942. George Hugnet, Pablo Picasso Illustrator. One of 400 on Velin Bouffant paper, from a total edition of 420 copies. Thread stitched paperback, with four engravings with burin by Picasso in full page, and a collection of poems by George Hugnet dedicated to Paul Eluard, the two poets joined the resistance in the Summer of 1942.
Condition Report: In very good condition. Complete condition report on request as well extra pictures.
Notes: This copy come with a dedication in red pen by Hugnet to Marc Barbezat, who was the founder of the literary magazine: "l'Arbalète" in 1940. Barbezat was the first editor of Jean Genet, and through LArbalete he brought together prominent writers and artists of the post -war literary and artistic movements.
Artist or Maker: Pablo Picasso - George Hugnet