Balzac's Coffee Pot

1994
Text by Honoré de Balzac (French, 1799–1850)


Dimensions

Overall: 20.3 x 20.3 x 1.3 cm (8 x 8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.648

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with pastel monotype

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Books

San Francisco: Pacific Editions, 1994
Accordion format bound book.
Stiff boards covered in flecked and striped terracotta-colored paper.


San Franciso: Pacific Editions, 1994

Inscription

Colophon page at bottom in Graphite Pencil: 1/5 / Charles Hobson

Provenance

Friends of the Palo Alto Library, Palo Alto, CA; from whom purchased by David Finkel (Boston), 10 February 2001; by whom given to the MFA, 17 September 2003.

Credit Line

Gift of David and De Ann Finkel

Copyright

Copyright © 1994 Charles Hobson