Picasso.

(Picasso.) VALLENTIN (Antonina)

Picasso.

Description: FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 16 plates showing various monochrome photographs, pp. ix, 276, 8vo, original purple cloth, backstrip lettered in gilt, top corners a little pushed, tape shadows to free endpapers from previous dustjacket covering, the flyleaf with further tape residue from a photograph sometime fixed there, this still present and in excellent condition (see below) but the tape perished, pencil note beneath, dustjacket, very good

Publication Details: Cassell, 1963

Notes: The laid-in photograph shows a young boy obtaining Picasso's autograph - the artist in the passenger-seat of a car, cigarette in mouth; a note by this book's original owner supplies further context - 'James obtains Picasso's signature to a catalogue of paintings by Savitry, Musée Grimaldi, Antibes, Aug. 63'. To the best of our researches, this personal memento of one of the most photographed artists of the twentieth-century has not been published elsewhere. Vallentin was a friend of Picasso, as well as of Einstein (of whom she also wrote a biography); this is her final work, published in the ...more

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Price: £60

Subject: Art & Architecture

Published Date: 1963

Stock Number: 69351

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