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Arthur Rimbaud. Par Gérard Bauër

by Rimbaud, Jean Nicolas Arthur, 1854-1891.) (Dine, Jim, 1935-2002.) Bauër, Gérard, 1888-1967

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In: Historia (Paris, 1955-  ) no. 242 (January 1967), pages 120-31     ¶ ONLY EDITION: This is the original magazine whose cover inspired the American artist Jim Dine to embark on his extraordinary series of nine Rimbaud portraits 1971-73, now very scarce and highly prized. In an interview with Thomas Krens (1976), Dine recalled that he had been "impressed by Rimbaud first as a still life. The Rimbaud series began several years ago when I found a French popular history magazine in a bookstall on the quai in Paris. The cover of the magazine had a portrait of Rimbaud, probably by some nineteenth-century academician [but in fact after Carjat 1871/2], and I was attracted by the way the face looked, physically. Seeing his face in a bookstall on the Seine--it just struck me how interested I was, how much he looked like a young boy, how amazing his face was. I then read his poems, and about his life, and that really fascinated me, but it was his face that I was attracted to." (Williams/Devereux 1977, 23.)  Scarce.   ||| Cover title: Rimbaud, le révolté.  Collation: 239 x 157 mm: 80 leaves, paginated 1-160.  Illustration: Numerous halftone illustrations and facsimiles (including nine relating to Rimbaud).  Binding: Color pictorial wrappers, priced 2 F.  Condition: Very good.  References: LCCN 49051785; OCLC 01586868. Not in SMSU/St Aubyn. Cf Williams/Devereux (1977) no. 150. .


  • Bookseller: Jay Dillon Rare Books + Manuscripts US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000492
  • Title: Arthur Rimbaud. Par Gérard Bauër
  • Author: Rimbaud, Jean Nicolas Arthur, 1854-1891.) (Dine, Jim, 1935-2002.) Bauër, Gérard, 1888-1967
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: In: Historia (Paris, 1955-  ) no. 242 (January 1967), pages 120-31
  • Keywords: Rimbaud Jean Nicolas Arthur 1854 1891 Dine Jim 1935 Bauër Bauer Gérard Gerard Arthur Rimbaud Rimbaud le révolté revolte Historia Paris numéro no number 242 littérature française litterature francaise French l
  • Bookseller catalogs: ABE current; ¶ current; Art; French Literature; Rimbaud;


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