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[HAGGADAH]. AGAM, Yaacov (illustrator).

Haggadah shel Pesach.

Stock Code
94472
London, Capepark Ltd, 1985
£7,500

A modern Haggadah with hand-printed illustrations by Yaacov Agam 'All colour separations were produced by the artist, all screens used for each image were destroyed'. Printed in Paris by Atelier Arcay, a total of 584 were printed of this Haggadah, numbered for three editions of 180 each, an A.P. (Artist's Proof) edition of 27, an H.C. (Hors Commerce) edition of 9 (as here) and an edition of 8 on vellum.

Yaakov Agam, born 1928, is an Israeli artist and sculptor based in Paris, best known for his contribution to optical and kinetic art. He had a retrospective exhibition in Paris at the Musée National d'Art Moderne in 1972, and at the Guggenheim Museum in New York in 1980, among others. His works are held in numerous museum collections including the MOMA, and he is the only Israeli artist who has been chosen to be included in the Centre Pompidou Mobile

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Description

No. 3 of 9 Hors Commerce, of a total edition of 584, introductory leaf and first & last prints signed by the illustrator. 58 original serigraphs, 'pulled by hand on Rivs 270 gr. (Arjomarie-Prioux) by Atelier Arcay in Paris'. Text in Hebrew with English in preface. Exquisite velvet binding, with gilt lettering and ornament, matching original solander box, slightly rubbed (52 x 42.5 cm). A fine copy.

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