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dc.contributor.authorLa Fontaine, Jean deen_US
dc.contributor.authorLurçat, Jeanen_US
dc.contributor.illustratorIllustrées de lithgraphie originales et d'ornaments par Jean Lurçaten_US
dc.identifier.other3484 (Access ID)en_US
dc.description.abstractBodemann 467.1. Bassy #56. Mentioned (30) by Hobbs. One of the stars of this collection! For each fable, there is a large lithograph on the third (or right-inside) page of a four-page folio made by folding a large sheet once; the back of the lithograph-page is always blank. (The exception to this rule comes in the frontispiece, OF, for which the text is on the first page of the folio for the first regular fable.) There is a slip-sheet for each lithograph. The fable text precedes (and if necessary follows) the illustration. Bodemann's succinct criticism is helpful: Grossflächige Gestaltung, kräftige Farbakzente, surrealistische Inhalte. Fabelthemen z.T. drastisch verfremdet. Reduktion der Fabelhandlung auf einige plakative interpretationsbedürftige Symbole. The illustrations typically add two or three colors to black and white. Bassy lists the twenty subjects. There are some wild creations here! For me the wildest are L'Astrologue qui se laisse tomber dans un Puits (23); Le Lion abattu par l'Homme (27); and FG (39). In this last illustration the vine grows directly out of a mountain-top. The best of the illustrations for me are: L'Oiseau blessé d'une Flèche (19); Le Rat et le Huitre (55); Le Cerf malade (59); Le Soleil et les Grenouilles (75); and TT (79). There are also ornamental black-and-white vignettes after eight of the fable texts. There is a T of C at the beginning. The copy is signed by Gonin and Lurçat and numbered #150 of 250 (+25)..en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilitypar Victor de Fivasen_US
dc.publisherAndré Goninen_US
dc.subject.lccPQ1808.A2 1950ben_US
dc.titleLa Fontaine Vingt Fablesen_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.description.noteLanguage note: Frenchen_US
dc.acquired.locationGemini Fine Books & Arts, Hinsdale, IL, by mailen_US
dc.cost.usCost: $1,350.00en_US
dc.description.bindingThis is a hardbound book (hard cover)en_US
dc.description.note3#150 of 250 (+25), signed by Gonin and Lurçaten_US
dc.identifier.bodemannBodemann identifier 467.1en_US
dc.subject.local1La Fontaineen_US

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