Paris: Brauns & Cie, 1924. First Edition, First Printing. Original wraps. 5 1/4 X 7 Inches. Very Good. Item #3042
Rare original exhibition catalog from the Louvre 1934 showing of the work of Art Deco great Jacques Ruhlmann. Frontispiece portrait by Laure Albin-Guillot. Introduction by Frantz Jourdain. The exhibition included 147 pieces. Complete imprint. Light foxing and a bit of toning to covers. Last recorded sale at auction was via Christie's in 2011. The hammer price was $1079.99.
Ruhlmann's legacy as a designer was the subject of a major retrospective exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2004. In 2009, Ruhlmann was called "ART DECO'S GREATEST ARTIST" by The New York Times.