Dents de lait, dents de loup: Tête de lapin (Rabbit skull)

1959
Marcel Fiorini (French (born in Algeria) 1922–2008)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ginestet and Pouillon, App. 23

Dimensions

Platemark: 16.4 x 20 cm (6 7/16 x 7 7/8 in.) Sheet: 25.2 x 35 cm (9 15/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2007.1094

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One of twelve etchings by Fiorini after drawings by Villon, illustration for the book “Dents de lait, dents de loup” by Henri Pichette [Edited by Pierre de Tartas, published by Georges Leblanc, Paris: 1959]. From the edition of 60 separate suites of illustrations, with editors blind stamp, signed and numbered by Villon.

Inscription

Recto, in graphite, b.l.: Jacques Villon; b.r.: 6/60

Markings

Blindstamp: Pierre de Tartas Paris

Provenance

Dimitri Hadzi, by inheritance to his wife, Cynthia Hadzi on April 16, 2006; her gift to the MFA, December 2007 (Accession Date: January 23, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Cynthia Hadzi