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Au loin un oiseau

1973
Illustrated by Avigdor Arikha (Israeli, active in France, 1929–2010), Author Samuel Beckett (Irish, active in England and France, 1906–1989), Publisher Double Elephant Press (American, 20th century), Printer Marthe Fequet (French, 20th century), Printer Emile Fequet (French, 20th century), Printer Pierre Baudier (French, 20th century), Printer Imprimerie Artistique Bellini (French, 20th century)


Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 43.8 x 38.5 x 2.1 cm (17 1/4 x 15 3/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1977.872

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with five etchings

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(New York: Double Elephant Press, 1973) 43.8 cm, unbound; 18 pp. [5 ff.]; original publisher’s printed cream-colored paper wrappers, original beige linen box.


New York: Double Elephant Press, 1973

Signed

Pen and dark brown ink below colophon "Samuel Beckett"; each print signed in graphite below right "Arikha."

Provenance

Barry Leon, by whom given to MFA, December 1977 (accessioned January 11, 1978).

Credit Line

Gift of Barry Leon

Copyright

© Avigdor Arikha, courtesy, Marlborough Gallery, New York