Le Frère mendiant o Libro del conocimiento: Los viajes en Africa publicados antiquamente por Bergeron Margry y Jimenez de la Espada

Illustrated by Pablo Picasso (Spanish (worked in France), 1881–1973), Typographical design by Iliazd (Russian (worked in France), 1894–1975)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Artist & the Book 243; Goeppert, Picasso Illustrated Books, 98; Baer, Picasso peintre-graveur, 1003-1018


Overall (without box): 43.6 x 34.4 x 3.2 cm (17 3/16 x 13 9/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 16 drypoints

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Latitud Cuarenta y Uno, 1959) Folio, unbound; unpaged [27 ff. text], plus 8 folding plates; original publisher’s printed wrappers, within vellum wrapper printed with drypoint on covers and spine (gray linen box).

Paris: Latitud Cuarenta y Uno, 1959


Red pencil on justification page: "Picasso / Iliazd [monogram] 11659"


Priscilla Glaser Goldenberg, from whom purchased by MFA, October 12, 1959.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund


© 2011 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.