Cover for "Les Courtes Joies" (Brief Pleasures)
Couverture pour "Les Courtes Joies"
Wittrock 236 (Frapier edition 1925); Delteil 216; Adhémar 228; Wick 15
Sheet: 27.5 x 35.5 cm (10 13/16 x 14 in.) Lender accessory (Frame): 27.9 x 38.1 x 2.5 cm (11 x 15 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Lithograph on chine
Not On View
Wittrock: ” Of the 525 impression from the Frapier edition on china paper, 300 to 350 were destroyed in World War II.
Probably acquired on the art market by Margaret Evans Berdan (b. 1903 - d. 1984), Toledo, OH, and Pittsburgh, PA; by descent to her daughter, Margaret Berdan Arnold (b. 1928 - d.2008), Greenwich, CT, and Hyannisport, MA; 2010, gift of the estate of Margaret Berdan Arnold to the MFA. (Accession date: October 20, 2010)
Gift of Evans Arnold, Fred Arnold, Margaret Healey and Maria Nihoul in memory of Margaret Berdan Arnold