Le Numero Barbette
Man Ray, Jean Cocteau
Edition : First / Paris / Jacques Damase / 1980 / Hardcover. / VG+
4to. 80pp. Printed boards as issued. Numerous Black & White plates. Text in French.
A brilliant one. Photographs by Man Ray and text by Cocteau. Chronicles the work of Vander Barbette, the legendary cross dressing trapeze artist who rose to fame in Paris in the twenties. Stunning images and design/art direction.