Bruxelles et Paris: G. Van Oest & Cie, 1913. Quarto. Original publisher's wrappers printing in red and black. 1f. (recto half-title, verso limitation statement), 1f. (recto blank, verso frontispiece reproduction of a portrait of the artist by Répine), 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 5-22 pp., 1f. (recto printer's device, verso blank).
With 8 full-page illustrative plates plus frontispiece, all with tissue guards, including Séroff's portraits of Ida Rubinstein and Pavlova; 4-page publisher's prospectus laid in.
Uniformly browned; frontispiece detached; prospectus foxed.
Limited to 25 copies on Japon, this number 17, and 350 copies on Hollande van Gelder Zonen.
Serov (1865-1911), a Russian painter, is considered one of the premier portrait artists of his era. Item #29704
Price: $35.00 other currencies