BALTHUS: THE DRAWINGS - 1998 [1st English Ed]

Very gently used, with a Mylar-covered DJ. AS IS. Please see description and photos for more information. More detailed photos are available in the description.

BALTHUS: THE DRAWINGS 1998 DJ Stunning Art Book 1st English Edition Scarce DJ

Product Description

Balthus: The Drawings

Book is divided into 3 sections:
  • Balthus: Reflections on Drawing: This is a collection of quotes taken from a conversation held with Michel Archimbaud, August 1998.
  • 127 pages of plates printed in original color, and grouped by similarities.
  • Balthus and the Colour of Lines, written by Jean-Pierre Faye
  • Balthasar Klossowski de Rola (1908-2001), best known as Balthus, was a Polish-French modern artist.This is a collection of his drawings and includes many studies. 144 pages. 11.75 x 11.75 inches.

    Translated from the French. First English edition published by: Editions Adam Biro, Paris. 1998.

    Hardback is overall in NEAR FINE condition, with a VERY GOOD+ DJ.

    • ISBN: 287660244X
    • White cloth over boards is very clean, with crisp black text on spine.
    • Lower edges exhibit very minimal shelfwear.
    • Binding is secure.
    • Inside pages are bright and clear, free of writing and intentional marks.
    • Front end page has bookplate for James A. Mitchner Art Museum, donated by Alan Goldstein.
    • Illustrated dust jacket looks very nice behind Mylar, and is backed with archival paper.
    • Closer examination reveals some light soiling to plain white portions, a crease in back foot margin, and a long closed tear from head of back shoulder.
    • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
    • CR20151231

    AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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    Binding: Hardcover w/Jacket
    Subject: Art & Photography
    Topic: Fine Arts: Monographs
    Year Printed: 19980000
    Special Attributes: Illustrated
    Origin: European
    Country/Region of Manufacture: Italy
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