Douze dessins pour l’amour de Goya. by (GOYA). René Georges…

Douze dessins pour l’amour de Goya. by (GOYA). René Georges HERMANN-PAUL.

~ Douze dessins pour l’amour de Goya. [Liège]: [Paris: Fequet et Baudier for Les Éditions du Balancier, 1932

Folio (333 × 252 mm), pp. [4], plus 12 coloured woodcuts, each with a title page numbered in roman numerals. Uncut in original wrappers, in original black folding case. A excellent copy. From the books of the late Martin Stone (1946-2016).

FIRST EDITION, SIGNED, this copy reserved for the publisher, Marthe Fequet; one of 8 hors commerce copies of a total edition of 48 on japon nacré. A collection of twelve beautifully coloured woodcuts, a graphic biography representing the twelve stages of Goya’s life. The illustrator Hermann-Paul was a prolific artist whose work appeared in numerous periodicals, and he exhibited alongside Toulouse-Lautrec, Matisse and Vuillard. He found particular success as a war artist and woodcut became his primary medium.

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