BRETON, André (1896-1966) - Le Surréalisme et la Peinture. Paris: NRF, 1927. Presentation copy of this first edition. A fundamental work in the history of art with a long and sweet note by André Breton to Arturo Schwarz: "à Tristan.. tel que l'oeil se proclame en tête de ce livre, pour Arturo.. (du cycle breton) NOIR come l'air. Cf. Lautrémont, Rimbaud and Duchamp: "Paris Air", - avec l'indéfectible affection d'André Breton". Copy n. 436. 4to (242 x 192mm). Numerous illustrations in text. Original metallic green wrappers printed in black (some small marginal chips). Provenance: André Breton (dedicated to:) - Arturo Schwarz (1924-, art historian and gallerist).

Estimate € 3,000 - 5,000

Lot suspended from sale due to the initiation of the procedure for the declaration of cultural interest by the ministry.
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