The Graphic Art of Vallotton & the Nabis, Kovler Gallery, 1970, Near Fine Catalog

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Vallotton, Maxime, et al. _The Graphic Art of Vallotton & the Nabis_ (Chicago: Kovler Gallery, 1970).
English, Near Fine, SC, 8vo, 9" x 6," 79 pp., including illustrations and Selected Bibliography.
White paper wrappers with black lettering on front and spine. Black-and-white illustration on front. Front and back covers have light age toning and spine is browned, else clean and intact, binding tight. Pages have minor age toning, else pristine and intact. Replete with black-and-white illustrations. Original price list laid in. Exhibition catalog published on the occasion of a show that was held at the Kovler Gallery in Chicago from May-July 1970 and the Museum of Art, University of Iowa from August-September 1970. The exhibition featured the works of Felix Vallotton and the artist group he was associated with Les Nabis. The Nabis were a group of young French artists who acted as a bridge between Impressionism and academic painting and early modern art movements such as Symbolism and Post-Impressionism. Felix Vallotton (1865-1925) was a painter, printmaker, and author of Swiss and French descent. This catalog provides brief biographies of and examples of work by each of the artists in the show, namely, Vallotton, Louis Anquetin, Emile Bernard, Pierre Bonnard, Eugene Carriere, Maurice Denis, Paul Gauguin, Henri-Gabriel Ibels, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, Paul Ranson, Odilon Redon, Ker Serusier, and Edouard Vuillard. Acquired from the private library of Photorealist Robert Bechtle and art historian Whitney Chadwick.

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