Moebius Transe Forme - Cartier Exhibition Catalogue - Tirage de Tête - with a Signed & Numbered Lithograph



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This is the rare tirage de tête (deluxe edition) of the massive catalogue for the 2010 Moebius exhibition at the Fondation Cartier in Paris.

One of only 150 copies
- signed by the artist on the title page,
- accompanied by a numbered certificate of limitation,
- accompanied by a 32.5 × 26 cm lithograph of 150 copies numbered and signed by the artist,
- housed in a custom traycase.

This deluxe edition sold out immediately upon announcement. The trade hardcover, limited to one printing of 5000 copies, sold out a month before the exhibition closed.

The catalogue is divided into sections on: Inside Moebius, Blueberry, Arzach, Le Major, l'Incal, Abstract paintings, creature design, Desert, Dreams, Crystals, photographs by Moebius, and a final section of miscellaneous comics and unpublished drawings. There are two text sections: an interview with Moebius conducted by Michel Casse and an essay by Alberto Manguel.

Bibliography. Filmography. Exhibitions. Text in French.


Moebius (Jean Giraud)

Condition & Attributes

Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in Very Fine clamshell box
One of numbered copies signed by the artist


Moebius (Jean Giraud)

Publishing Information

Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain

Physical Description

13 inches
10 inches
304 pages
250 color and black & white illustrations
pictorial velvet boards