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Candide

1929
Illustrated by Rockwell Kent (American, 1882–1971), Author François Marie Arouet de Voltaire (French, 1694–1778), Publisher Random House (American, founded in 1927), Printer Pynson Printers (American, founded in 1922)


Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 27.8 x 19 x 1.9 cm (10 15/16 x 7 1/2 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.2238

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical relief prints

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(New York: Random House, 1929) Quarto; 111 pp.; original publisher’s gilt-stamped red cloth, printed cream-colored dust jacket.

Literary illustrations.


New York: Random House, 1929

Provenance

Acquired on December 18, 1929, from [NJB? from Dunster House Shop, Cambridge, by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent

Copyright

By permission of the Plattsburgh State Art Museum, Plattsburgh College Foundation, Rockwell Kent Gallery and Collection.