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Au commencement était le verbe

1939
Camille Quesneville (French, 20th century), Printer Marthe Fecquet (French, 20th century), Printer Pierre Baudier (French, 20th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall (with portfolio): 39 x 29.5 x 2.5 cm (15 3/8 x 11 5/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

39.740

Medium or Technique

Portfolio of ten etching and drypoints

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Portfolios

(Paris: C. Quesneville, 1939) Folio, unbound; 2 ff. letterpress, plus ten plates with letterpress captions; original publisher’s white paper wrappers and rough gilt-stamped handmade paper portfolio.

Religious illustrations.


Paris: C. Quesneville, 1939

Provenance

A. Graham Carey, by whom given to MFA, October 11, 1939.

Credit Line

Gift of A. Graham Carey