Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Picasso's Guernica. The Genesis of a Painting [INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR]. Rudolf Arnheim.
Picasso's Guernica. The Genesis of a Painting [INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR]
Picasso's Guernica. The Genesis of a Painting [INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR]
Picasso's Guernica. The Genesis of a Painting [INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR]
Picasso's Guernica. The Genesis of a Painting [INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR]

Picasso's Guernica. The Genesis of a Painting [INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR]

Berkeley, Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. Inscribed to Barbara and James Poe by Arnheim on front endpaper. Quarto. (8) 139 (2)pp., 1 fold-out. Original illustrated dustjacket over purple cloth with red lettering on cover and spine. Color frontispiece. Picasso penciled his first sketch of Guernica less than a week after Hitler's bombers annihilated the town of Guernica, a center of Basque cultural tradition for centuries. Picasso's Guernica became one of the most famous paintings of the 20th century. Rudolf Arnheim discusses each sketch and the stages of Picasso's process in creating Guernica. Profusely illustrated with b/w in-text reproductions of artwork and one fold-out of Guernica at rear. DJ rubbed with wear along edges and moderate stain around top of spine; price clipped. Binding with small stain on top left corner of back cover. Block age-toned in margins not affecting images. Small stain in margin page 5 through 9. DJ and binding in overall good, interior in good+ condition. g+. Item #36322

Price: $125.00

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