MICHEL JAMAR – Les soeurs de charité, 1960
Sheet size: 322 x 250 mm
Image size: 215 x 175 mm
Edition: 475 – Signed in plate
Original copper engraving for Jamar's 1960 edition of the selected poems of Arthur Rimbaud, initialled MJ in the plate. The engravings were printed by Georges Leblanc on vélin d'Arches, and published by Éditions de France. The publication was limited to 475 numbered copies, 5 on Japon nacré and 470 on Arches, of which this is no. 395. There were also 15 out-of-series copies, and 50 separate suites of the engravings. Poèmes was published as unbound sheets, so this print has never been bound into a book. Condition: Mint.