Steinlen: Steinlen et la rue, par George Auriol; Saint Lazare, par Jacques Dyssord

Paris: Eugene Rey, 1930. First edition, 1/10 copies on ancien du Japon. 4to. (204) pp. Mounted frontispiece portrait, black-and-white illustrations in text, mounted color plates, one double-page, with tissue guards; the second half of the book consists of Steinlen's drawings for the story of Saint-Lazare by Jacques Dyssord. Theophile Steinlen (1859-1923), a native of Switzerland, was a French Art Nouveau painter and printmaker. After studying at the University of Lausanne, he moved to France to paint, taking up residence in the Montmartre area of Paris, which provided much of the inspiration for his art. Working in Paris, he produced many well received lithographs and posters in the 1890s and early 20th century. Dyssord (1880-1952) was a French poet, journalist, and travel writer. Fine. Original cream French-fold wrappers, printed in red and black, publisher's glassine wrapper. (#7775). Item #60640

Price: $1,250.00

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