Michele Cascella, Georges Pillement, SIGNED by Cascella, 1958, Very Good

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Pillement, Georges. Michele Cascella (Paris: La Nef de Paris, 1958).
French, SIGNED, a Very Good book in a Very Good dust jacket, SC, 4to or fo, 13" x 9 1/2," 18 pp. + 12 unnumbered plates.
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Text in French. White paper wrappers in a white paper dust jacket. No lettering to dust jacket spine. Covers have light age toning, slight bumping and wear to edges and tips, and slight loosening along front and back inner hinges, else clean and intact, binding still strong and holding. Dust jacket has light age toning, a few wrinkles, tape repair on inside edges, a few small closed tears along edges, a small chip limited to bottom margin on front panel, and three large chips at top (largest measures about 1 1/4" x 4" at top), else clean and intact. Dust jacket protected in a Mylar sleeve. Pages have light age toning and a former owner's bookplate ("Julian Friedman") tipped in on verso of front free endpaper, else pristine and intact. Color plates of the artist's works included. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Michele Cascella in blue pen on a front flyleaf (dated 1960). Beautiful catalogue of artworks by Michele Cascella (1892-1989), an Italian artist. Cascella worked in a variety of art disciplines, including oil painting, watercolor painting, ceramics, lithography, and textile art, although he is perhaps best-known for his oil paintings and watercolors. His work has been termed Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and Neo-Impressionist.