Balzac's Coffee Pot
Text by Honoré de Balzac (French, 1799–1850)
Overall: 20.3 x 20.3 x 1.3 cm (8 x 8 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with pastel monotype
Not On View
San Francisco: Pacific Editions, 1994
Accordion format bound book.
Stiff boards covered in flecked and striped terracotta-colored paper.
San Franciso: Pacific Editions, 1994
Colophon page at bottom in Graphite Pencil: 1/5 / Charles Hobson
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.
Gift of David and De Ann Finkel
Copyright © 1994 Charles Hobson