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Image for Signed artist’s proof. A frontispiece design for the book “les Lettres Persanes” [Persian Letters]

Signed artist’s proof. A frontispiece design for the book “les Lettres Persanes” [Persian Letters]

By: Barbier, George

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Francois-Louis Schmied : 1918

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: k181227e

Condition: Fine


A frontispiece design for the book “les Lettres Persanes” [Persian Letters} by Charles-Louis de Secondat, baron de Montesquieu. 4.75”x7.5” printed in pale green, black, and dusty rose on rag paper. An image of a woman in oriental garb with feathered hat and holding a parrot. Drawn by Barbier as one of a series of 100 frontispieces by a variety of artists engraved and printed by Francois-Louis Schmied in 1918 in a limited edition of fifty portfolios. [Les Cent Frontispieces, n.p., n.d. [1918]]. Each portfolio was comprised of ten fascicules containing ten engravings or prints by twe... View more info

Image for Original Prospectus for Picture Book: 32 Original Lithographs By Jean Charlot - Signed

Original Prospectus for Picture Book: 32 Original Lithographs By Jean Charlot - Signed

By: Charlot,Jean.

Price: $385.00

Publisher: John Becker / Merle Armitage / Will And Lynton R. Kistler. New York: 1933

Edition: 1st ed.

Inscription: Signed by Charlot in pencil

Seller ID: k180706c

Condition: Fine


The scarce four-page prospectus for Charlot's first "Picture Book: 32 Original Lithographs" published in 1933. Containing an original lithograph of plate 25 - “La Malinche”, although with a few design and color differences than the image in the book. The prospectus is unusually signed in pencil by Charlot, making it a doubly scarce find. Fine condition. View more info

Image for Mexico Sketches Made on the Spot - 20 signed prints

Mexico Sketches Made on the Spot - 20 signed prints

By: Dr. Friedrich [Fritz] Kocher

Price: $500.00

Publisher: . Los Angeles: self-published: 1970

Edition: Ltd ed. of 25 sets

Inscription: Each plate signed by the artist

Seller ID: k19016c

Condition: Fine


20 b/w printed plates, 8-1/2x11, each pencil signed by the artist. Limited to 25 sets in decorated portfolio. Dr. Friedrich “Fritz” Kocher (1904 - 1973), was a German born painter who relocated to Los Angeles in 1929. He received a number of awards both in his native Germany and from California arts groups. Group exhibitions included the California Arts Club [1935-1937); Society for Sanity in Art; California Palace of the Legion of Honor [San Francisco, 1945]; Painters & Sculptors of Los Angeles [1947, 1954]. Early European exhibitions were held in Dresden - 1925, Karlsruhe - 1928, and F... View more info

Image for 100 Woodcuts by Posada - One of 25 signed copies

100 Woodcuts by Posada - One of 25 signed copies

By: POSADA, Jose Guadalupe / Charlot, Jean

Price: $1,450.00

Publisher: Mexico D.F.: Arsacio Venegas Arroyo/The Taylor Museum - Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center: 1947

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: k180706a

Condition: Good+


Limited edition of 450 copies, of which 400 were for sale with 25 each reserved for Arroyo and Charlot. 100 loose numbered leaves with a woodcut on each and a 31-page pamphlet containing a foreword by Jean Charlot, introduction by W.S. Stallings, and a bibliography of Posada’s works. Each woodcut measures 1”-2” inside a 2-1/2”x3-1/4” solid pastel frame and printed on 6.5”x9.5” beige pulp paper -- Spanish verse at bottom. The plates are pulled from Posada’s original press. Pamphlet: beige stapled wrappers printed in violet and black. This copy is one of Charlot’s 25 reserved ... View more info