Correspondances. Livre manuscrit à la plume composé entièrement par Pierre Bonnard. (Manuscript artist book by Pierre Bonnard). First, limited edition. New condition. Pierre Bonnard.
Correspondances. Livre manuscrit à la plume composé entièrement par Pierre Bonnard. (Manuscript artist book by Pierre Bonnard). First, limited edition. New condition.
Correspondances. Livre manuscrit à la plume composé entièrement par Pierre Bonnard. (Manuscript artist book by Pierre Bonnard). First, limited edition. New condition.
Correspondances. Livre manuscrit à la plume composé entièrement par Pierre Bonnard. (Manuscript artist book by Pierre Bonnard). First, limited edition. New condition.
Correspondances. Livre manuscrit à la plume composé entièrement par Pierre Bonnard. (Manuscript artist book by Pierre Bonnard). First, limited edition. New condition.

Correspondances. Livre manuscrit à la plume composé entièrement par Pierre Bonnard. (Manuscript artist book by Pierre Bonnard). First, limited edition. New condition.

Paris: Tériade, 1944
(Wittenborn Art Books distribution).
4to. 12 x 8 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. (30.5 x 21.6 x 3.2 cm)
Sheets loose as issued in original illustrated cover and plain cream colored chemise and slipcase. Printed on thick watermarked Arches paper. This is the original edition which had been in storage for many years.
Printed by Draeger Frères in August, 1944 during the liberation of Paris from Nazi occupation. 94 pages with 28 facsimile drawings laid onto the Arches sheets and 13 manuscript letters printed directly on the Arches paper. Images and text printed in violet or purple. Edition of 1000 numbered copies....

The images retell incidents from Bonnard's youth and the letters are fictional exchanges between Bonnard, his mother, brother and grandmother. Bonnard did the calligraphy for his own apocryphal letters....

References:
Luc Monod, Manuel de l'amateur de livres illustrés modernes, 1875-1975, n°1688...
Hommage à Tériade. Paris: Centre National d'art Contemporain, 1973, pp. 84-85 ...
Verve. The Ultimate Review of Arts and Literature, 1937-160., New York: Harry Abrams, 1988, p. 396...
Rebecca A. Rabinow "The Creation of Bonnard's "Correspondances." in Print Quarterly. vol. 15, no. 2, New York, June 1998, pp. 173-185....Rodney T. Swan
" CULTURAL RESISTANCE THROUGH THE
MANUSCRIT MODERNE. Tériade's editions of Rouault's Divertissement
and Bonnard's Correspondances."
RELIEF 11 (1), 2017 - ISSN: 1873-5045....

BONNARD, Pierre (1867-1947). Correspondances. Paris: Tériade, août 1944.

In-4 (305 x 213 mm). Texte autographié de Pierre Bonnard, orné de 26 reproductions de dessins de Bonnard. En feuilles, sous couverture originale lithographiée, chemise et étui de l'éditeur avec pièce de titre imprimée.

EDITION ORIGINALE. Un des 1000 sur Arches. Belle édition, publiée sous l'occupation allemande. Vernissage à la librairie Berès, à l'occasion d'une exposition des oeuvres de Bonnard tenue à la librairie du 5 au 20 décembre 1944. Item #51-3814
ISBN: 9780815001812

Price: $500.00

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