A substantial and sequential run of 233 issues, some doubles, (out of 251 issues total published) of the important series of artist monographs, each issue 16 pp., directed by Pierre Cailler, with runs of issues subdivided and focused thematically including the Parisian school, the French school, French sculpture, the Swiss school, the Italian school, decorative arts, and architecture, each issue featuring a biography and short bibliography of one specific artist together with reproductions from photographs of some of their works, written by a specialist. Illustrated. 8vo. Original printed side-stapled wrpps., some minor scattered foxing, toning, and soiling. Overall very good. Paris/Geneva 1955-1966.
Publication of Art-Documents continued until 1968. During the considerable run, some of the artists featured included Johnny Friedlaender, Paul Charlot, Albert Lebourg, Georges Dayez, Jacques Villon, Simon-Auguste, Yves Brayer, Henry Plisson, Lucien Coutaud, Jean Verdier, André Marchand, Jean Dries, Armando Barrios, Roger Vieillard, Gabriel Fournier, Suzanne Duchamp, Volti, Lucien Fontanarosa, Félix Labisse, Jean Navarre, Émile Bernard, Jean Puy, Léopold-Lévy, André Derain, Georges Spiro, Jean Pons, Madeleine Luka, Camille Fleury, and hundreds of others. Book ID: 48933