Rodolphe Bresdin (1822-1885), Robinson Graveur, Maxime Preaud, 2000, Fine Catalog

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Preaud, Maxime. Rodolphe Bresdin (1822-1885), Robinson Graveur (Paris: Bibliotheque Nationale de France, 2000).
French, Fine, SC, 4to, 11 3/4" x 9 1/4," 181 pp., including illustrations, Index (des nommes de personnes), and Bibliography.
ISBN: 2717721053

Text in French. Multicolored pictorial paper wrappers. Yellow lettering on red spine. Full-page black-and-white illustration on front cover. Covers have light rubbing and slight wear to extremities, else pristine and intact. Pages have slight wear to bottom edge of text block, else pristine and intact. Replete with black-and-white illustrations. An exhibition catalogue published on the occasion of a show of the same name that was organized by the Bibliotheque Nationale de France and held at Le Galerie Mansart, Site Richelieu from May 30-August 27, 2000. The exhibition featured the works of Rodolphe Bresdin (1822-1885), a French draftsman and engraver. He became well-known for his highly detailed, fantastical scenes and inspired other noted artists including Charles Baudelaire, Andres Breton, Theophile Gautier, and Odilon Redon (who studied under Bresdin). Authored by Maxime Preaud.