VG-(May have light wear to cover edges or faded spine. ) White stiff wraps. 202 pp. 217 bw plates. Two catalogues in one. The larger of the two, The Alberto Giacometti exhibition, is a full retrospective that presents the artist's work in chronological sequence from his mature beginnings to his death in 1966. The second catalogue (see inventory #15832), Three Swiss Painters, is in a pocket on the inside rear cover. Each painter is accompanied by a chronology, exhibition listing, and a selection of lovely plates.
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Fine in Near fine jacket. The most comprehensive monograph on the work of Alberto Giacometti (1901-66), providing a detailed description of the development of his art. A Swiss-born Surrealist whose work has been compared to that of the Existentialists in literature, Giacometti is best known for his attenuated sculptures of solitary figures, including Head of a Man on a Rod (1947) and Composition with Seven Figures and a Head (The Forest) (1950). He also designed the set for Samuel Beckett's drama Waiting for Godot. Features 270 illustrations, including 4 in full color. Quarto. Original cloth binding, with gilt and black stamping. Internally crisp and clean. A fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with some mild yellowing along the extremities.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 327 pages 270 illustrations 4 in full color. A yellow discoloration to the dustjacket cover now protected with a Mylar cover. Foreword by Reinhold Hohl. List of Illustrations. Documentary Biography. Excerpts from the letters of the artist, Heavily annotated with an extensive bibliography and index.
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