Item #5292 The History of Surrealist Painting. Marcel Jean, Arpad Mezei, Simon Watson Taylor, translation.
The History of Surrealist Painting
The History of Surrealist Painting
The History of Surrealist Painting
The History of Surrealist Painting

The History of Surrealist Painting

New York: Grove Press, 1967. 2nd Printing. Quarto, publisher's black cloth, spine stamped in white, original illustrated dust jacket, original acetate.

Illustrated definitive history of surrealist painting, tracing the movement from its forerunners (such as Seurat, Cézanne, and the Cubists), through André Breton’s 1924 manifesto, and through the great period of production between the World Wars. With text by surrealist painter Marcel Jean and Arpad Mezei. Illustrated with 386 reproductions, with 36 in color, of works by Carrington, Picabia, Duchamp, Ernst, Dali, Man Ray, and many others. Light toning to edges; light wear to edges of clipped dust jacket. Very good. Item #5292

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