[Shukhaev Vasili (illustrator, 1887-1973) and Pushkin Aleksandr (1799-1837)]. Pouchkine Alexandre. Boris Godounov.

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5th December 2023, 19:00
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€ 500

Paris: La Pléiade, 1925.
314 x 243 mm.
In French.
First edition, limited edition, number 358 of 390 copies on vergé, from a total edition of 445, signed 'J. Sch' (the publisher) on the justification page; 18 full-page hand-colored pochoir plates by V. Shukhaev, with tissue guards, original printed brown wrappers and original slip-case, a fine example. For his illustrations, Shukhaev drew inspiration from icon painting traditions of the 16th-17th centuries, combining it with the dramatic shapes and bold colours typical for Russian art from Paris in the 1920s.