The Ceiling of the Paris Opera: Sketches Drawings and Paintings. Jacques Lassaigne, Marc Chagall.

The Ceiling of the Paris Opera: Sketches Drawings and Paintings

New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1966. Marc Chagall. Pictorial cloth. A superb copy of the 1966 1st American edition, translated from its original French by Brenda Gilchrist. Clean and Fine in a crisp, Fine example of the pictorial paper dustjacket. And in a very impressive example of the publisher's mylar overlay dustjacket --a 2nd dustjacket-- as well. Tall quarto, also includes a pristine example of the "Final Study of the Ceiling of the Paris Opera" fold-out sheet at the rear pastedown. "The six color lithographs and all the black-and-white drawings were engraved by Charles Sorlier after the original sketches by Marc Chagall. The original lithograph and the color lithgraphs were printed by Mourlot Freres. The binding is by Maurice Busenhart of Lausanne. The 6 color photographs of the ceiling are by Jean Dubout, the 8 black-and-white photographs of the painting of the ceiling are by Izis". (From the Justification page). Fine / Fine. Item #19228

Price: $350.00

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