Daniela Palazzoli (editor).
Milan. Electa Editrice Portfolios. 1981. First edition. No. 189 of a limited edition of 1,000 copies. 4 text pages, 12 loose heliogravure prints by Blumenfeld, with tissue guard-leaves. Black card portfolio with illustrated title plate pasted to front cover, with white card slip cover, housed in publisher's cardboard carton. 410 x 310mm (16¼ x 12¼"). 0.8kg. . Italian. Fine; an excellent set.
A scarce portfolio of heliogravure prints reproducing some o f Erwin Blumenfeld's most iconic photographs from 1929 until 1955, including his image of Lisa Fonssagrives posing on the Eiffel Tower in Lelong, some nudes, 'La Croce del Diavolo', an image of Wall Street, a Can-Can ballerina, a mannequin and a portrait of Juliette Greco.
From the Electa Portfoliosseries which produced finely printed portfolios focussing on a single photographer and reproducing prints of some of their greatest works.