GHISLAINE DE MENTEN DE HORNE – Adieu, mortelle soeur, 1935
Sheet size: 330x250 mm
Image size: 240x180 mm
Edition: 125 – Signed by artist
Original coloured etching with aquatint by Ghislaine de Menten de Horne, hand-signed Gh. de Menten de Horne in pencil bottom right. Printed on a hand press by Eugène Delâtre, on Rives wove paper. From no. 70 of 125 copies of Ghislaine de Menten de Horne's edition of La jeune Parque by Paul Valéry, of which 1 was on Japon Vellum Kozo with an extra suite of plates, 16 were on Japon impérial with a suite of various states of one plate, and 100 were on Rives. There were also 8 hors commerce copies, 5 on Japon and 3 on Rives. The etchings were interleaved as loose prints with the separately-printed text. Sold with copies of the justification page, the colophon, and Valéry's typescript letter of praise to the artist. Condition: Excellent.