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Bakst, Leon) Alexandre, Arsene and Jean Cocteau
THE DECORATIVE ART OF LEON BAKST. (With Original Watercolor)
London: The Fine Art Society, 1913

Artist: Leon [Lev Samoilovich] Bakst (1866-1924). Text in English. Elephant Folio (16" x 11" or 40.5 x 28 cm) original full vellum, embossed with decoration in gilt to boards and spine; top edge gilt, others uncut; slipcase.

Frontispiece portrait of Bakst, woodcut headpieces by Bakst, 77 tipped-in color and monochrome plates from original drawings, plus original watercolor signed by the artist.

"Of this Edition de Luxe, containing an Original Drawing in Water-colour by Monsieur Leon Bakst, 80 copies only have been printed for all countries".
(Because the book was published in French and English, this copy is probably one of 40).

Very Rare copy with original watercolor

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Item ID: 04616x12


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