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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Time-Life
Date Published:
Edition: First edition, signed, limited
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 21553


Portfolio of 10 gold-toned gelatin silver prints and 1 Autochrome color print (mounted to inside front cover) in 17.5 x 14 inch solander case covered in blue velveteen embossed with art-nouveau floral pattern. Prints measure 7.5 x 6 inches and are mounted in 16 x 13 inch captioned window mats. With accompanying 15-page text pamphlet describing each print in detail and with an endnote describing the materials and printing processes used in producing this portfolio. Faint scuffing to velveteen, title label lightly rubbed, else fine with all tissue guards present


Jacques-Henri Lartigue (1894-1986) began taking pictures as a young child in France but was better known as a painter until a 1963 exhibit of his photographs earned him wide acclaim. The 10 photographs in this portfolio date from 1903 to 1916 and are printed from Lartigue's original negatives under his personal supervision. The autochrome color print mounted to the front cover was taken in 1920. This # 248 of 5000 English-language sets. Signed by Lartigue and numbered on label mounted to inside flap of solander case. Increasingly scarce in commerce.

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