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Calligrammes

1930
Illustrated by Giorgio De Chirico (Italian (born in Greece), 1888–1978), Author Guillaume Apollinaire (French, 1880–1918), Publisher Librairie Gallimard (French, 20th century), Printer Desjobert Studio (French, 20th century), Printer Maurice Darantière (French, 20th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Ciranna, de Chirico, 17-82; Artist & the Book 57; Castleman, Century of Artists Books, p. 180

Dimensions

Overall: 34 x 26.3 x 2.8 cm (13 3/8 x 10 3/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.12

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 68 lithographs

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Librairie Gallimard, 1930) Folio, unbound; 276 pp. [including blanks]; original publisher’s illustrated wrappers and slipcase.

Literary illustrations.


Paris: Librairie Gallimard, 1930

Inscription

Pencil, below colophon: "G. de Chirico"

Provenance

Galerie Gérald Cramer, Geneva, Switzerland, from whom purchased by MFA, January 11, 1951.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund

Copyright

© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SIAE, Rome.