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... le flux même ... Poèmes de Jacques Berne

Dubuffet, Jean

Paris. Editions St-Germain-des-Près. 1976
Edition limited to 70 copies including 20 on vélin d'Arches numbered in Roman numerals with an original colour drawing and 50 on Rives; copy numbered 'HC IV / XIV' in pencil and signed by Dubuffet in pencil and Berne in ink to the justification and with a presentation from Berne: 'à Nicole & Philippe Argentin / affectueusement / Jacques Berne'.

' ... 16 poèmes calligraphiés et illustrés par Jean Dubuffet de 26 dessins, dont l'un orne la couverture, au stylofeutre noir sur papier jaune, découpés et collés sur papier blanc, réalisés en novembre 1974 et reproduits en sérigraphie ... '. (Webel, pg. 133).

[Webel II, 1186 - 1242, see pp. 133 - 143].
[32 unnumbered leaves: 16 bifolia]. Folio. (335 x 260 mm). Silkscreen text and illustration printed recto and verso throughout: text and illustration after Dubuffet's original manuscript including 26 colour silkscreen illustrations reproducing collages of cut-out drawings (15 full-page, 1 double-page and vignettes, initials and the cover of the wrapper), final leaf with justification recto and achevé d'imprimer verso. (Sheet size: 320 x 244 mm). Loose as issued in original publisher's printed wrappers with illustration and title by Dubuffet to front cover, title to spine and original cloth chemise with title in black to spine and matching slipcase.
#44511

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