Lot 79 of 350:
Jacqueline De Jong Case of the Ascetic Satyr 1/100  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The Case of the Ascetic Satyr: Snapshots from Eternity
Author:
Jorn, Asger and Jacqueline De Jong
Place:
New York
Publisher:
JDJ/D.A.P
Date:
2015
Description:

Portfolio includes one folder of loose woodcut engravings and facsimiles of correspondence, fragments,  and handwritten notes for the text. Also included is a 30 pp.explanatory text volume by Kevin Repp., housed together in original slipcase with illustrated cover label. One of 100 hors commerce copies.

Signed by Jacqueline de Jong at the limitation, as issued. 

In 1962, while living in Paris, Dutch painter, sculptor and editor of The Situationist Times Jacqueline de Jong completed a set of 11 woodcut engravings. Danish painter and writer Asger Jorn decided to publish them, along with text, as an "erotic novel." Over the course of the next decade they jotted down playful, sometimes sexually explicit notes to each other on exhibition flyers, cocktail napkins, even an unused sheet from Memoires, Jorn’s famous collaborative artist’s book with Guy Debord. In the end, the book project outlasted the relationship between the two artists, and so was never published. This artist's book collects the woodcuts, as well as their correspondence and notes in facsimile.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Fine.
 
Item number:
295048
Shipping info:

We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS Priority Mail. We do NOT ship USPS Media Mail under any circumstances.For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a minimum $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained  by contacting [email protected] prior to the auction.

 

Terms and conditions

CONTRACTS

All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.

BUYER'S PREMIUM

A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.

ONLINE BIDDING

The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.