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A Limited-Edition Catalogue Designed by Max Ernst

Max Ernst, 30 years of his work: A survey: The Copley Galleries, January 10–February 20, 1949
Ernst, Max. 1949. Max Ernst, 30 years of his work: A survey: The Copley Galleries, January 10–February 20, 1949. Beverly Hills: Copley Galleries. Back cover detail. RB N6888.E7 A4 1949

In 1949, Copley Galleries presented a retrospective of Max Ernst and published a limited-edition catalogue whose layout was apparently designed by Ernst himself. More

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Frank Lloyd Wright Sends Hilla Rebay a First-Edition Hokusai Volume

Inside Slipcase
Katsushika, Hokusai, Sentarō Egawa, and John Davis Batchelder. 1834. Fugaku hyakkei. Nagoya: Eirakuya Tōshirō. Inside Slipcase. RB NE1325.K3 A4 1834

In 1943, Frank Lloyd Wright sent Hilla Rebay two books about Japanese Prints, including one featuring what he believed to be among Katushika Hokusai’s very best works. More