Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York USA, 1955. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Georges Braque (illustrator). 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Very rare and collectible book of Braque's works from 1955. The spine of the books if a little torn and bent from top and bottom, with no paper dust jacket. The interior of the book is tightly bound, in very good condition.
About the Artist
Georges Braque was a major 20th-century French painter, collagist, draughtsman, printmaker and sculptor. His most important contributions to the history of art were in his alliance with Fauvism from 1905, and the role he played in the development of Cubism. Braque's work between 1908 and 1912 is closely associated with that of his colleague Pablo Picasso. Their respective Cubist works were indistinguishable for many years, yet the quiet nature of Braque was partially eclipsed by the fame and notoriety of Picasso.