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66 4582 Picasso P 1881 1973
66/4582 Picasso, P. (1881-1973). "Costume de Chinois du ballet Parade". "Costume d'Acrobate du ballet Parade" Two pochoir col. plates, each 31,5x24 cm. (leaf), w. letterpress captions above and below. - IN: Brunoff, M. and J. de (ed.). Collection des plus beaux numéros de comoedia illustré consacrés aux ballets & galas russes depuis le début à Paris 1909-1921. Paris, M. de Brunoff, (1922), no pagination, num. (mounted) col. (partly w. gold) plates and (photogr.) ills., i.a. by LEON BAKST, PABLO PICASSO, ANDRE DERAIN, MIKHAIL LARIONOW and JUAN GRIS, orig. silk over boards, frontcover w. recessed panel w. mounted col. plate by NATHALIE GONTCHAROVA, folio.

- One leaf w. 2 large tears repaired w. sellotape; some thumbing, yellowing and occas. fraying; endpapers repaired on hinge w. cloth tape. Bookblock loose; backstrip pasted over w. cloth; binding stained and worn.

= Rare extensive contemp. publication on the nice program booklets for the famous Ballets Russes, with a large number of (orig.?) mounted and inserted programs and program lvs. On the prints by Picasso: P. Zwartkruis, The world of Pochoirs p.60 and 61. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XLII.

€ (2.500-3.500)