Item nr. 166306 Dormir, Dormir, dans les Pierres. Yves TANGUY.
Dormir, Dormir, dans les Pierres.

Dormir, Dormir, dans les Pierres.

, Yves. Dormir, Dormir, dans les Pierres. By Benjamin Peret. [31] pp., illustrated with three full-page plates printed recto only, and 10 vignette head- and tail-pieces after drawings by Tanguy. 8vo, 227 x 178 mm., bound in original illustrated wrappers, preserved in a new cloth folding box. Paris: Editions Surréalistes, 1927.

In this copy Tanguy has added additional colouring by hand in gouache and watercolour to the front cover and the title page.

"The cover and illustrations of this first embellishment of a Surrealist text by the artist are reproductions of his drawings, which he has enhanced with white paint on the first copies. In the year this book was published the self-taught Tanguy introduced small biomorphic and pebble forms into the barren landscapes that characterized his compositions." (Riva Castleman, A Century of Artists Books).

From the edition limited to 210 numbered copies, all signed by Tanguy and Péret on the justification, with this one of 175 copies on vergé. A fine, unopened copy.

From Manet to Hockney 80. Castleman 179. Andel, Avant Garde Page Design 421. Fundación Juan March, The Avant-Garde Applied 1890-1950. No. L55

Item nr. 166306
Price: $4,850.00

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