STONE, Sasha

Femmes. Collection d'études photographiques du corps humain n° 1.

Paris, Arts et Métiers Graphiques, (1933)

Folio: 20 ff., some on glossy photographic paper (small spots and fold on the title).

In leaves under grey paper folder, title ill. with a photograph (some scratches on the illustration, spine and flaps reinforced).

First edition, complete with 22 photographs reproduced on 20 plates, including the title mounted on the folder. Sasha Stone (1895-1940), Russian-born photographer, worked in Berlin, then founded with his Belgian wife Cami, the Studio Stone in Brussels in 1931. They divorced in 1939 and he founded a new studio, but fled Belgium in May 1940 and died from disease in France, on 6 August. In 1933, the French magazine "Arts et métiers graphiques" published this collection of studies of female nudes, as the first in a series of three planned portfolios on the human body. The other two, "Hommes" and "Adolescents", were never realized.

€ 1.000 / 1.500

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