Comprising etchings by Arp, Bellmer, Brauner, Delvaux, Duchamp, Freddie, Lam, Magritte, Masson, Matta and Man Ray. Volume II from the series Forerunners of the Avant Garde, published by Galerie Schwartz, Milan, 1966, in an edition of 100 copies, comprising 60 copies numbered 1-60, 25 ‘collaborator’s’ copies numbered I-XXV and 15 artist proofs copies. This example numbered 30 on the justification page. Each print signed and numbered 30/60 in pencil by the respective artist, mounted as issued within grey card mats, bound in a black paper-covered binding with artists’ names in black and white on the front, in a black card slipcase. In very good condition.
Overall: 12 3/8 x 10 x 1 in. (314 x 254 x 25 mm.)
From the Catalogue:
Including: Arp; Bellmer; Brauner; Delvaux; Rebus, Marcel Duchamp (S. 360); Freddie; San titre, Wifredo Lam (T-R. 6633); Les Travaux d'Alexandre, René Magritte (K. & B. 1); Anthopologie Internationale de la Gravure Contemporaine 2, André Masson (C. 74); F. S. A. V., Roberto Matta (V. 125); Il Reale Assoluto, Man Ray (A. 69)
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