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Chapon, François and Isabelle Rouault.
Rouault: oeuvre gravé (catalogue raisonné).
Monte Carlo: Andre Sauret, 1978.
The first volume (of two) of the standard catalogue raisonne of the prints of Georges Rouault.
213 items described and illustrated, many in several states.
ONE OF ONLY 220 COPIES OF THE DELUXE EDITION (there was no deluxe edition of volume 2) WITH AN ORIGINAL ETCHING BY ROUAULT (“Acrobate”, 1919, R. 3 iii/III, printed on extremely fine wove paper), SIGNED AND AUTHENTICATED IN PENCIL BY ISABELLE ROUAULT. This is one of Rouault’s very first prints.
Folio. Publisher’s cloth, dustjacket, and protective cover.
FINE AND BRIGHT, WITH NO DEFECTS.