Monday, 18 June 2012

François Bernouard

 Modigliani, Portrait of François Bernouard 1917 or 18
François Bernouard (1884-1949) was one of the great typographers of the first half of the twentieth century.  He founded his publishing company in 1909 and published nearly three hundred works over about forty years. Read more on Wikipedia

He organised Les Amis de 1914 event to celebrate James Joyce's Work In Progress on 23rd February 1934 ( (Maria Jolas and J. Aubert: Joyce and Paris 1902..1920-1940..1975 Papers of the Fifth International James Joyce Symposium, Paris 16-20 June 1975) which Jan Gabrial attended.(Jan Gabrial Inside The Volcano Pg. 55).

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