Auction 443 / Lot n° 71

MASSON, Charles (1800–1853) - Henri PIAZZA (1861-1929) - L’Estampe moderne: edited by Charles Masson and Henri Piazza. Paris: L’Imprimerie Champenois, 1897-1899. A set of 100 Art Nouveau colour prints by many of the most popular artists of the period, originally published in 24 monthly editions. 2 volumes, folio (403 x 320mm). Titles with illustrations by Alphonse Mucha, with the full complement of 100 colour lithograph and collotype plates, some mounted, by the artists including Edward Burne-Jones, Louis Rhead, Theophile Steinlen, Robert Engels, Henri Boutet, and Alphonse Mucha, with tissue guards printed in black (clean tear without loss to first tissue-guard and some other small tears including one to a page not touching mounted plate, a leaf almost detached, but still holding. Green publisher’s cloth gilt with floral design, top margin gilt (some staining. rubbing and small chips). Provenance: small and fine blindstamp in margins. (2)

Auction: 22 January 2018 at 15:00

Estimate 2,000 - 3,000€

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