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Les horribles et espovantables faictz et prouesses du très renommé Pantagruel roy des dipsodes fils du grand géant Gargantua

Pantagruel roy des dipsodes fils du grand géant Gargantua


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Artist and the Book 81; From Manet to Hockney 111


Overall (without portfolio): 35 x 28.7 x 4.5 cm (13 3/4 x 11 5/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with hand-inked color woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Albert Skira, 1943) 35 cm, unbound; 187 pp. [3 ff.]; original publisher’s tan paper wrapper, woodcut title laid down on upper wrapper, original tan paper board portfolio and slipcase.

Paris: Albert Skira, 1943


Pen and black ink below colophon: "A Derain"


Sacks Collection, New York; Ursus Rare Books Ltd., New York; 2009, sold by Ursus Rare Books to the MFA. (Acquisition date: June 16, 2010)

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund


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