LORJOU Bernard (1908-1986)

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LORJOU Bernard (1908-1986)
Bernard Lorjou (1908-1986) The Grasshopper, 1965 Wood engraving on Auvergne Richard de Bas paper. Edition of 200 copies. Dimensions: + Sheet size: 38.5 x 28.3 cm / 15.1 x 11.1 in. + Image size: 35 x 25 cm / 13.7 x 9.8 in. Condition: In very good condition, with light handling creases at edges. Vivid colors. From Guillaume Apollinaire's portfolio "Le Bestiaire, ou Cortège d'Orphée", known as the only book illustrated with Bernard Lorjou's woodcuts. The portfolio was one of five awarded by the Comité français du livre et des arts graphiques in 1965. This portfolio is numbered 40/200 and its justification page is hand-signed by Bernard Lorjou. Please note that the plate you are purchasing is NOT signed; the justification page is printed on a different sheet. A COPY of this page can be supplied on request. Printed by Robert Blanchet. Published by Éditions d'Auteuil, Boulogne-sur-Seine. Reference in Monod #338. All woodcut plates were altered after the portfolio was printed, making reprinting impossible.
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