[Art] [Degas, Edgar] Halevy, Ludovic
La Famille Cardinal
Paris: Auguste Blaizot & Files, 1939. First Degas edition, #169 of 325 (of 350) numbered copies on Rives wove paper. 4to. (1)-161, [1] pp., plus colophon leaf. Illustrated with frontispiece, 31 plates (seven in color), and two illustrations in text. Original wrappers, minor edge wear, head and foot of spine starting to darken; untrimmed; tape residue on blanks. The Artist and the Book 71.

The plates were engraved and printed by hand by Maurice Potin after monotypes executed by Degas, likely during the 1880s for a planned but never printed edition.

Provenance:
Private Collection, New York, NY.

Estimate $800-1,200


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Sold for $1,170 (buyer's premium included)