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Le Testament Francoys Villon

1930
Illustrated by Frans Masereel (Belgian, 1889–1972), Author François Villon (French, born in 1431), Publisher Pierre Vorms (20th century), Printer Joh. Enschedé en Zonen (Dutch)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Ziller, Masereel, p. 46.

Dimensions

Overall: 28.8 x 19.7 x 1.5 cm (11 5/16 x 7 3/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1233

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with twelve woodcuts

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Pierre Vorms (Galerie Billiet), 1930) Quarto; [3 ff.] 78 pp. [1 f.]; original publisher’s printed wrappers (blue paper slipcase).

Literary illustrations.


Paris: Pierre Vorms (Galerie Billiet), 1930

Inscription

Graphite below colophon: "Frans Masereel"

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Julius S. Canner, by whom given to MFA, September 22, 1965.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Julius S. Canner

Copyright

© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn.