GASTON GOOR is listed in the Benezit Dictionary of Artists which provides an extensive list of his illustrated books including “Le Voyage de Shakespeare,” by Leon Daudet, Le Jardin des Letters by Jacques Bainvilles Motherland and Contes Philosophiques by Charles Maurras. CIMA TAVANNES – The Cima Tavannes watch company was founded in 1891 in Tavannes, Switzerland (near Le Locle) by F. Henri Sandoz.The company produced both simple and complicated watches, including chronographs. The company ceased production in In 1966 and the rights to the brand name passed to Chronos Holding.
Six Separate Small Illustrations by Gaston Goor for Le Libertin de Delft.
Le Libertin de Delft was a book of poems published in 1947 by Herbert-Maurice Van der Spleen.
Each engraving measures 5 x 8 cm (platemark) / 19 x 14 cm (full sheet)
The sheets have some light spotting, and old tape marks at the upper outer [...]
Woodcut Posthumously Printed from the Original Woodcuts and Artist’s Paper Stock. Limited Edition of 70.
Scherer was a founding member of the “Rot-Blau” group that formed around Ernst Ludwig Kirchner in Davos in the early 20th Century and is considered one of the leading sculptors of the expressionist movement.