New York: The Ecco Press, (1989).
1st edition, rust cloth spine, with illustrated dust jacket. "The painting of Balthus, enigmatic, poetic, and controversial, is both deeply traditional and radically modern . . . These notes are not an orderly argument by an art critic but a progression of responses, more or less objective, by a writer who sees Balthus as a great poet as well as a great painter" (from the jacket notes). A bright fine copy in like jacket. Item #6820