1 December 2011
Autograph Illustrated Manuscript of Anatole France's "Le Mystère du Sang", with three full-page and one half-page original signed gouaches by Exter, the manuscript dated "12 Juin 1941".
Gouache and calligraphy in ink on Arches paper, 34 by 26 cm.
Provenance: Important private collection, Germany.
Only two unique copies of the present manuscript of Anatole France’s Le Mystère du Sang were made. The volume was handwritten by Guido Colucci and is illustrated with four original gouaches by Alexandra Exter. The copy offered here was made for the artist.
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