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First edition

Georges MONTORGUEIL Paris dansant

Georges MONTORGUEIL

Adolphe WILLETTE

Paris dansant

Théophile Belin, Paris 1898, 22x30cm, relié.


First edition printed with 200 copies on vellum, illustrated with a frontispiece and 12 colour intaglio engraved plates by Willette, printed in bistre in the text and in colour for the insets by Vigna-Vigneron, comprising the frontispiece in 7 versions including 4 for the decomposition of the colour and 12 insets in 2 versions, that is black and white and colour.

Bound in pale pink suede, spine in two false compartments, multicoloured patchwork garland glued to the boards, comb-patterned endpapers, shimmering covers and spine preserved, all leaves have been mounted on guards, brown cloth slipcase, binding signed D. M. and dated 2015.

"Belle publication côtée, une des meilleures de l'artiste, qui mérite plus d'attention. Vigna, habile artiste restaurateur de gravures anciennes, a innové un artistique procédé de reproduction en couleurs qui respecte l'original" (Carteret). “Beautiful popular publication, one of the artist's best, which deserves more attention. Vigna, a skilled artist restorer of old engraving, invented an artistic colour reproduction process that respects the original” (Carteret).

1 800 €

Réf : 75920

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