Mouton Rothschild: Paintings for the Labels, 1945-1981 [Inscribed to Sondra Lee]

Boston: Little, Brown and Company / New York Graphic Society, 1983. First Edition. A detailed pictorial history detailing the Rothschild's tradition of having famous painters illustrate labels for their wine bottles. Rothschild labels have been designed by Jean Cocteau, Salvador Dali, Bernard Dufour, Henry Moore, Joan Miro, Marc Chagall, Wassily Kandinsky, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, and others. First Printing. Small quarto (26.25cm); navy blue cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; publisher's blue cloth slipcase; xiim132pp; illus. Inscribed twice to Broadway star Sondra Lee - first on the half-title page ("To Sondra Lee, with best personal regards / Philippine de Rothschild"), and again on the title page ("Dear Sondra / Philippe de Rothschild"). Fine in a Near Fine, lightly shelfworn slipcase.

Price: $125.00

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