Le voyage d'Urien

Illustrated by Maurice Denis (French, 1870–1943), Author André Gide (French, 1869–1951), Publisher Librairie de l'Art Indépendant (French, late 19th century), Lithographer Edward Ancourt (French, active 1860s–1890s)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Artist & the Book 76; Turn of a Century 53; Ray, Art of French Illustrated Book, 375; Manet to Hockney: Modern Artist's Illustrated Books, 5


Overall: 20.3 x 19.2 x 1.7 cm (8 x 7 9/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 30 color lithographs and one woodcut

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Librairie de l’Art Indépendant, 1893) 20.3 cm; [4 ff.] 105 pp. [2 ff.]; original publisher’s printed off-white paper wrappers.

Paris: Librairie de l’Art Indépendant, 1893


Pen and dark brown ink, preliminary leaf: "cordialement / André Gide." [rest of inscription cut off].


Private collection (United States); purchased by Ars Libri, Ltd., October 2008(Boston, MA); from whom purchased by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Accession Date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund