YVES TANGUY (1900-1955)
Jehan Mayoux, Ma Tete a Couper
the complete artist's book comprising one etching on Arches paper, 1939, stamp-numbered 16 (from the edition of 25, there was also an edition of 275 on velin paper), text in French by Jehan Mayoux, published by Guy Lévis Mano / Editions GLM, Paris, bound (as issued), each with full margins or the full sheet, in generally very good condition
Overall: 738 x 534 x 12 in. (187 x 146 x 12 mm.)
Wittrock 8
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Of the 25 copies of this etching included in the Jehan Mayoux book, only a handful were numbered and signed (and the rest were presented without any annotations by the artist's hand).

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