A FURTHER COLLECTION OF DRAWINGS MADE FOR BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS

A FURTHER COLLECTION OF DRAWINGS MADE FOR BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS.

(Mathews, Elkin).

Catalogue 116 including a remarkable collection of drawings and proofs by Cochin gathered by the artist himself and with his own notes

  • Takeley, UK: Elkin Mathews Ltd., (early 20th century).
  • 4to.
  • envelope, catalogue inside has stiff paper wrappers
  • (i), 17 + (1) pages in catalogue

Price: $10.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 91678

Catalogue 116 and a folder with Plates 1 to 46 (XLVI) are included together in an envelope addressed to Dr. P K Randeria. Charles-Nicolas Cochin was one of the primary tastemakers in France during the 1700s. In addition to creating independent drawings, he produced numerous designs for paintings and sculptures, and illustrated more than two hundred books. Envelope has the Christie's logo in the upper left corner. A corner is missing from the front cover near the head of the spine. Heel of the spine has split an inch long. Moderate wear overall.