Mouton Rothschild: Paintings for the Labels 1945-1981 Hardback Book with Slipcase. Artists: Braque, Dali, Miro, Chagall, Kandinsky, Motherwell, Warhol, Picasso + many more!
This is the elegant First Edition hardback catalogue with blue cloth wrap, held in a slipcase published in Italy in 1983 by Baron Philippe de Rothschild to coincide with the European opening of the exhibition, "Mouton Rothschild: Paintings for the Labels 1945-1981", at the Royal Scottish Academy, as part of the 1983 Edinburgh Festival. Circulation of the exhibition in the United States was later organized by the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Service.
This beautiful clothbound copy was published by the New York Graphic Society and Little, Brown & Company.
The Artists (or in some cases topics) featured in this collectors copy are (by year, omitted here):
Jean Carlu, Philippe Jullian, Jean Hugo, Jean Cocteau, Marie Laurencin, Dignimont, Arnulf, Marcel Vertes, Leonor Fini, Centenary Year, Jean Carzou, Georges Braque, Pavel Tchelitchew, Andre Masson, Salvador Dali, Richard Lippold, Jacques Villon, Georges Mathieu, Matta, Barnard Dufour, Henry Moore, Dorothea Tanning, Pierre Alechinsky, Cesar, Bona, Joan Miro, Marc Chagall, Wassily Kandinsky, Serge Poliakoff, Pablo Picasso, Robert Motherwell, Andy Warhol, Pierre Soulages, Tribute to H.M. the Queen Mother, Jean-Paul Riopelle, Hisao Domoto, Hans Hartung, Arman.
This volume has 132 pages and it is lavishly illustrated, with several illustrations for each of the artists listed. There are also historical tributes and photographs interspersed throughout. For lovers of art, and lovers of wine, it is a true collectors item!
This volume measures approximately 10 inches by 10.5 inches. Other than minor scuffing and shelfwear to the cloth slipcase, it is in very good to excellent vintage --pun intended -- condition. NOT ex-library; NO markings whatsoever.
Makes a superb gift.
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