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William Copley The barber's shop. VERY FINE COPY.

Author:Copley, William (1919-1996) -
Title:William Copley The barber's shop. VERY FINE COPY.
Publisher:The Letter Edged in Black Press, New York, 1968
Description:Red color folder with printed title and visiting card attached to the upper right (as issued), 25,2 x 17,2 cms., containing an envelope (exhibits...) with a color postcard + 3 sheets (i.a. certificate); printed letter to Pablo Picasso signed (in print) by barber Gerhard Nonnemacher- Maestro Gerhard's Continental Men's Hair Styling; color postcard: Chicago's Picasso Licensing Corporation; sheet: gif items (4 b/w illustrations); booklet: Legal Opinion rendered to The Letter Edged In Black Press), wrappers, 8 pp.; 4 copied newspaper articles.
Note:William Copley, surrealist, painter, publisher of S.M.S [SMS]. The Barber's Shop. Marvelous dossier of a Chicago barber's battle to reproduce on his appointment cards a sketch of a Picasso sculpture that had been donated to the city of Chicago by the artist. Includes correspondence with Picasso, newspaper clippings, the barber?s appointment card, and a legal opinion with exhibits rendered by noted art counsel, Barnet Hodes. *Originally issued as part of SMS # 5, but also sold separately.
Book No:26369
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