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Le Mystère Laïc

1928
Illustrated by Giorgio De Chirico (Italian (born in Greece), 1888–1978), Author Jean Cocteau (French, 1889–1963), Publisher Editions des Quatre Chemins (French, 20th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 19.6 x 1.9 cm (9 13/16 x 7 11/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

63.726

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two etchings and five photomechanical reproductions of drawings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Editions des Quatres Chemins, 1928) Quarto; 80 pp. [3 ff.], plus 7 plates (original publisher’s printed wrappers bound in); contemporary half gilt-stamped green morocco, marbled paper boards.

Literary illustrations.


Paris: Editions des Quatres Chemins, 1928

Inscription

Graphite, on each etching: "91/100 G. de Chirico"

Provenance

W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 19, 1963.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

Copyright

© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SIAE, Rome.