ERNI, Hans. SOPHOCLES. ~ Antigone.
Lausanne Andre Gonin 1949
No 154 of 230 copies signed by the artist and editor. 14 etchings by Hans Erni together with two original pen & ink drawing signed by Erni on half-title and colophon. Printed in Garamond type on handmade paper. Folio., loose as issued in the original pictorial wrappers of horses, housed in the original vellum backed, brick red paper covered chemise and original paper covered slipcase. Slipcase a little worn with some repair but otherwise an extremely good copy.
Hans Erni was an important Swiss artist well known for his posters, murals, designs for stamps, ceramics and theatre sets as well as his elegant etchings. He died in 2015 aged 106.
Giroud: Erni Catalogue Raisonné des livres illustrés, 9
Stock ref: 10120
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