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Inspirations - Art Deco pochoir  

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Inspirations: Twenty-four plates, with 128 compositions

Durenceau, André

Woodstock, NY

H.C. Perleberg



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

Rubbing with some abrasions and dampstains to boards; light dampstaining to introductory folios; leaves and plates toned somewhat with minor edgewear; very good overall.

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