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Mirobolus, Macadam et Cie, Hautes Pâtes de Jean Dubuffet. Par Michel Tapié

Dubuffet, Jean

Paris. René Drouin. 1946
Edition of 730 numbered copies including 700 on papiers de couleurs and 30 on fort vélin d'arches à la forme; copy stamp-numbered 129 on the justification from the edition of 700 on papier de couleurs.

Together with the catalogue for the exhibition of the same name, held at the Galerie René Drouin, 17 Place Vendôme, 3rd May - 1 June, 1946. 6 unnumbered leaves of glossy white and newsprint paper in original blue printed card wrappers with title to upper cover (212 x 172 mm). With 2 monochrome reproductions of paintings from the exhibition, Dubuffet's text ''L'auteur répond à quelques objections', Ernst Jünger's 'Le Plaisir stéréoscopique' (translated from the German by Henri Thomas) and a list of 48 paintings ('Nomenclature').

Also with the invitation to the vernissage of the same exhibition, held at the Galerie René Drouin, Thursday, 3rd May, 1946. A single sheet of thin newsprint paper (106 x 400 mm) folded in three, recto with multicolour silkscreen printing (to replicate the cover of the book) and printed text in black, verso with printed text in black only.

[see Webel pg. 48].
[32 leaves; pp. 56, (vi)]. 4to. (249 x 194 mm). Half-title, monochrome frontispiece verso, printed title on blue paper and Tapié's text with 31 monochrome reproduction plates of paintings, justification, final leaf with achevé d'imprimer; text and plates on colour paper (blue, yellow, pink, white and green) throughout. Original multicolour silkscreen wrappers with printed text in black to front cover.