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PABLO PICASSO. Signed Book. Le Phénix by Paul Éluard. Signed by Picasso, with a red colored pencil, on the front cover. Paris: GLM éditeurs, 1952. Quarto; 61 pages. Original tan paper covers.
Contained in a handsome quarter leather red fall-back box.
Éluard met and befriended Picasso in the early 1930’s when he (Éluard) was still active in the Surrealist movement. The Phoenix is dedicated to Éluard’s third and last wife, Dominique Laure.