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France 1877 – 1943




The Devil in love 1925 Description: From the French of Jacques Gazotte with six engravings by J.E.Laboureur
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, intaglio engraving printed in black ink from one copper plate; letterpress Support: cream, wove, Van Gelder paper
Impression: 2/395
Edition: edition of 395; 1-75 on Van Gelder paper and signed by the artist
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1925

Edition Notes: 75 copies were printed by Stanley Morison on Van Glder paper with two sets of plates. These copies are signed by the artist and numbered 1 - 75. 320 copies were printed on Abbey Mill paper and are numbered 76 - 395. The six additional plates, plus the frontispice vingette, are reproduced on seven loose-leaf sheets. Original leather-backed marbled boards, uncut, slipcase with printed label on spine.
Primary Insc: signed in black ink, upper centre on colophon page 'J.Laboureur'
Secondary Insc: numbered in pencil upper centre colophon page '2'
Dimensions: book (closed) 23.0 h x 15.0 w cm book (open) 23.0 h x 30.0 w cm sheet (each) 22.2 h x 14.2 w cm plate (each) 15.0 h x 9.6 w cm comp (each) 11.8 h x 8.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Dr Anna Gray 2010. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2009.1091