Lot 60 of 426:
Inspirations - Art Deco pochoir  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$840
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Inspirations: Twenty-four plates, with 128 compositions
Author:
Durenceau, André
Place:
Woodstock, NY
Publisher:
H.C. Perleberg
Date:
[1928]
Description:

8 pp. With 24 loose pochoir plates designed by André Durenceau and printed by Birnbaum-Jackson Co. 43x35.5 cm (17x14"), presented in publisher's cloth-backed pochoir-stencilled portfolio. First Edition. 

Durenceau was a French artist who emigrated to America in 1929, bringing with him the French illustration technique of pochoir. Inspirations is an Art Deco textile pattern book, an increasingly rare find as a complete set.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Rubbing with some abrasions and dampstains to boards; light dampstaining to introductory folios; leaves and plates toned somewhat with minor edgewear; very good overall.
 
Item number:
305795
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