Lot 85 of 399:
Lucien Clergues Genèse, 1973  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$300
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Genèse: 50 photographies sur des thèmes d'Amers Choisis par Saint-John Perse

Author:
Clergue, Lucien

Place:
[Paris]

Publisher:
Pierre Belfond

Date:
[1973]

Description:

With one signed and mounted gelatin silver print photograph by Lucien Clergue 40x28.8 cm (15¾x11¼") and 46 of 49 additional mounted gravures from photographs chosen by Saint-John Perse to accompany the poem Amers. 56.1x38 cm (22x15"). Presented in cloth-covered clamshell box. No. HCXXV of XXX.

Signed by Lucien Clergue at limitation, as issued. An artist's book collaboration between Saint-John Perse and photographer Lucien Clergue. Amers by Saint-John Perse was first published in 1957.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Rubbing with some fading and soiling to box, front hinge starting; light wear to leaves, a few scratches and light wear to some prints; original photograph with a few small scratches at right edge; very good or better.


 
Item number:
308299
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