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The Devouring Mothers. Story Book by  Niki De Saint Phalle - Hardcover - 1972 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 004483)

The Devouring Mothers. Story Book

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The Devouring Mothers. Story Book

by Saint Phalle, Niki De

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  • fine
  • hardcover
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London, New York & Zurich: Gimpel Fils, 1972. Squarish 12mo, tan board covers (a little darkened at edges as usual), lettered in black, string binding. Fine in custom folding box of oatmeal colored boards with motif of insects taken from the book on three inner flaps. An artist's book of 28 color lithograph plates and occasional text, combining charmingly whimsical characters with a disturbing story of an abusive father and a devouring mother. Niki de Saint Phalle, sculptor, painter and film maker and feminist hero. Her work has elements of Pop Art, Surrealism, folk and outsider art. Creator of monumental garden in Tuscany. Her Nanas, archetypal female figures, appear in large public installations.. Fine. Illus. by Niki De Saint Phalle. Square 12mo. Tan Boards.


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The Devouring Mothers. Story Book
Saint Phalle, Niki De
Niki De Saint Phalle
Book condition
Used - Fine
Gimpel Fils
Place of Publication
London, New York & Zurich
Date published
Binding, Custom Binding, Saint Phalle, Artist's Book, Color Lithograph, Women, Feminist, Nana, Nanas
Square 12mo

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