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Le Satyricon

Illustrated by André Derain (French, 1880–1954), Author Petronius (Roman, about 27–66), Printer Marthe Fequet (French, 20th century), Printer Pierre Baudier (French, 20th century), Printer Georges Leblanc (French, 20th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Johnson, Ambroise Vollard Editeur (1977), no. 184; Bibliothèque Nationale, Oeuvre gravé de Derain, 98


Overall (without slipcase): 45.2 x 34.5 x 7.4 cm (17 13/16 x 13 9/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 33 engravings and 43 woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: [aux dépens d’un amateur] 1951) Folio, unbound; [3 ff.] 290 pp. [2 ff.]; original publisher’s printed wrappers, dark cream-colored slipcase, gilt-stamped vellum spine.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: [aux dépens d’un amateur] 1951


Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Glaser, by whom given to MFA, December 1971 (accessioned January 12, 1972).

Credit Line

Gift of Samuel Glaser


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