Mitsou by Balthus ** SOLD **
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1984.
A precocious work by the child who later became the painter Balthus.
These 40 ink drawings, which sometimes resemble wood blocks, were composed when Balthus was thirteen.
His mother's boyfriend, the poet Rainer Maria Rilke was the first to recognize the quality of the work.
Hardcover with jacket
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