Item #CL192-77 Frontispiece For Paul Morand’s “Baton Rouge” [Woman On Telephone]. Jean Emile Laboureur, French.
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Frontispiece For Paul Morand’s “Baton Rouge” [Woman On Telephone]

1927. Drypoint, initialled “L.” in plate lower right, 13 x 9.3cm. Minor paper loss and repaired tears to left edge, paper remnants and minor stains to margins, old mount burn.

Ref: Laboureur #358. Held in Bibliothèque Nationale de France.

Illustration for the Paul Morand novella, Baton Rouge about a black American entertainer whose character was most likely based on the famous Josephine Baker. Ref: Ean Wood, The Josephine Baker Story, 2000.

Item #CL192-77

Price (AUD): $1,150.00  other currencies

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