Le Diable à Paris collection of original drawings by Yves Saint Laurent
17 original brush and ink sketches by Yves Saint Laurent for a never published children’s book, Un Diable à Paris (A Devil in Paris). by Jacques Damase
France circa 1961
Priced for the collection, presented in UV resistant frames.
In 1961, Jacques Damase commissioned Yves Saint Laurent to produce the sketches for Un Diable à Paris. Yves Saint Laurent, who had not long left Christain Dior, produced around 100 unique playful sketches for the book. The book was never published
Described by De Chirico as a ‘publisher–poet,’ Jacques Damase published the work of Jean Cocteau, Jean-Paul Sartre, Paul Eluard and Charlie Chaplin, the first book on Braque’s sculpture. In 1949 he became editor of the review Labyrinthe. His own books included studies on the works of Jacques Callot, Braque, Chagall, Picasso and art of Sonia Delaunay.