REDON (Odilon). The Temptation of Saint Anthony,... - Lot 151 - Ferri & Associés

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REDON (Odilon). The Temptation of Saint Anthony,... - Lot 151 - Ferri & Associés
REDON (Odilon). The Temptation of Saint Anthony, third series. Text by Gustave Flaubert. P., Clot et Blanchard, 1896. In-folio, in publisher's burgundy portfolio with title and date in gilt lettering. FIRST ISSUE, limited to 50 copies. - COMPLETE SET OF 23 ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHIES (Mellerio, 134 to 157), printed on chine laid down on strong vellum and a frontispiece, printed in bistre on japon with the artist's handwritten signature in brown pencil. EXCEPTIONAL SUITE to which A. Mellerio has added 5 trial proofs, of the rare Ier état avant la lettre of the following plates: M., 136; M., 141, signed in pencil; M., 145, signed; M., 148, signed; M., 154. Each of these plates is accompanied by a descriptive note in pencil by the cataloguer. AN ENSEMBLE OF REMARKABLE QUALITY OF BLACKS with the mostly marginal foxing that accompanies this quality. Size of leaves: 570 x 402 m m. (and smaller for the states). Provenance: André Mellerio.
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