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Leonor Fini Online Book Catalog (1972-1975)

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NOTE: All books are Out of Print with the exception
of the books preceded with an
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Texts are in French, unless otherwise specified.

Page 1
(1944-1965)
Page 2
(1965-1972)

Page 3
(1972-1975)

Page 4
(1976-1979)
Page 5
(1980-1986)
Page 6
(1987-2011)
Alphabetical
Index of Titles

Monsieur Venus
(1972)

Ramon de Rachilde (Marguerite Eymeryl)

Editions D'art Agori, Paris

35 Original etchings.

"The ultimate decadent novel" featuring Fini's most pretty and lyrical artwork. Available in standard form
(Edition of 275).
$3,500

Also available is book #14 which includes 35 pencil signed illustrations, an origianl pen-and-ink study, and an original engraved copper plate.
$20,000

 

Les Petites Filles Modeles
Perfect Little Girls
(1972)

Comtesse de Segur

Editiosn Art et Valeurs, Paris

20 signed original tinted etchings; loose pages as issued; contained in a red cardboard 'faux' book with red cloth cover heavily embossed with gold lettering and both gold and blind embossed decorations.

The fey, something nasty, illustrations say all there is to be said about little girls; from sweet to cruel, it is all there mirroring Fini's view of children "I don't like them because when they are in a room, no one pays attention to me!"
$8,500

 

Variations sur L'Imaginaire
(1972)

Edited by Philippe LaBau
Presentation by Alain Bosquet

Illustrations by Fini, Cremonini, Man Ray, Herold, Lamy, Ferrer and others.

All lithographs and texts are signed by the artist or author. 20 artists have illustrated texts by 20 authors. The book is bound in a black and gold embossed turquoise leather cover that is further contained in a fitted 'faux' book box.

#77/190
$5,600



La Grande Parade des Chats
The Great Cat's Parade
(1973)

Editions Agori; Paris

60 Original full color lithographs, bound in pictorial board cover with Fini-designed orange and black cats in a slipcase of the same design.

This book is the cat-loving Fini letter her legendary sense of the ridiculous run rampant.

Since this book has often been destroyed to allow the sale of individual lithos, a bound copy is exceptionally rare.

Edition of 230, CFM has #57/230
$6,500



Histoire de Vibrissa
The Story of Vibrissa
(1973)

Leonor Fini

Edition Tchou, Paris

Signed and numbered on the colophon; Maroon leather, gold embossed cover and spine with tinted etching on vellum inset onto cover. The text, a burlesaue about a cat queen and her friends, is in Fini's handwriting and interspersed with numerous sketching of erotic, droll cats, many of which are based on various personal friends of Fini. A wickedly funny story with equally outrageous and wonderful pen and ink illustrations.

Edition of 250
$2,100

The Council of Love
Le Concile d'amour
(1973)

Oskar Panizza
English Language translated from the German by Oreste Pucciani

Viking Press, NY

Includes many photographs of the 1968 Paris production of the controversial play. With five new drawings by Fini created especially for this book. Cloth bound with pictorial dust-jacket. This is the script for the production that won Fini the quivalent of the "Tony" for production and costume design. The often lewd and bawdy costumes, along with a story that pushed the bounderies of sacrilage caused a scandal when it opened.
$275

Also available in paperback.
$100


Les Descriptions Merveilleuses
Marvelous Descriptions
(1973)


Juan Pineiro

Editions D'Art Agori, Bourg-la-Reine

10 original tinted etchings. Gray marbled paper hinged presentation box; loose pages as published. Many of the charming and funny original wash drawings are available at CFM Gallery.

Edition of 220, Plus 35 Artist's Copies
$6,500



1st Edition


2nd Edition


Leonor Fini: Musee de poche
Marvelous Descriptions
(1973)


Xaviere Gauthier
With a Biography by Constantin Jelenski


Le Musee de poche-Feldsonhardt, Paris

39 black and white and 23 full color illustrations of both Fini and her work; a difficult to find, basic comprehensive look at Fini and her work. This is the only existent biography of Fini up to this time that is based on accurate information. Pictorial paper wraps.
$450

2nd Edition
$400

 



Visages pour Delie
Faces for Delie
(1974)


Maruice Sceve

Ethis, Geneva

12 signed original lithographs with poems by Sceve. Loose pages as issued, contained in a gray cloth portfolio. These lithographs were done as a memorial to the great Italian actress Anna Magnanni who was an extremely close friend of Fini's. Upon learning of her death, Fini retired to her studio wehre she refused to come out for days. She had food left on trays outside the door. When she emerged she spoke to her agent, gave him the watercolors and said "This is for Anna, do something with them." This porfolio is the result.

Edition of 300, Plus 20 Artist's Copies
$14,500

Le Concile d'Amour
The Council of Love
(1975)

Oskar Panizza

Grafik Europa Anstalt, Geneva

22 original tinted dry point etchings; seven years after causing a sensation (and winning the Critic's Award) for her controversial costumes and sets for this play, Fini illustrated a deluxe edition book with equally shocking imagery; this oversize book is housed in a red porfolio further encased in a matching red, gold embossed presentation box. All graphics, as well as the colophon are pencil signed by Leonor Fini.

Edition of 250
$12,000




Images de la Morte Douce
Images of Sweet Death
(1975)


Jean-Paul Guibbert

Jean-Paul Guibbert, Paris

18 original etchings, loose in illustrated white paper folio contained in a gray-brown cloth presentation box. CFM holds copy EA/35, signed in the colophon by Fini. The text is a series of eulogies for an assortment of professions and lifestyle of the departed. A beautifully romantic series of images and texts.

Edition of 244.
$3,750

 

Le Livre de Leonor Fini
The Leonor Fini Book
(1975)

Leonor Fini

Editions Clairefontaine, Vilo, Paris

Brown cloth boards in dust jacket with photograph of Fini. Profusely illustrated with photographs, reproductions of paintings, drawigns and depictions of influences on her life and work. The definatie study of her life as an artist, writer, designer, illustrator, personality and visionary.
$650

Also available in an updated and improved Second Edition (1979)
$750

German Language Edition published by Desch, Munchen.
$500

 


Page 1
(1944-1965)
Page 2
(1965-1972)

Page 3
(1972-1975)

Page 4
(1976-1979)
Page 5
(1980-1986)
Page 6
(1987-2011)
Alphabetical
Index of Titles

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Watercolors
Graphics
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