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Contre terre

1958
Illustrated by Germaine Richier (French, 1904–1959), Author René de Solier (French, born in 1914), Publisher André et Pierre Gonin (French, 20th century), Printer Reynold Disteli (20th century), Printer André Kundig (Swiss, 20th century)


Place of Publication: Lausanne, Switzerland

Dimensions

Overall (without box): 37 x 29.2 x 5 cm (14 9/16 x 11 1/2 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1975.737

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 24 etchings

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Lausanne: André et Pierre Gonin, 1958) Folio, unbound; [2 ff.] pp. 13-130 [2 ff.], plus frontispiece; original publisher’s printed wrappers, gray linen box, vellum spine.

Literary illustrations.


Lausanne: André et Pierre Gonin, 1958

Signed

in ink below colophon: "René de Solier / G. Richier / André Gonin."

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Glaser, by whom given to MFA December, 1975 (accessioned January 14, 1976).

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Glaser

Copyright

© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris