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L'exemple de Jean Lurçat

1952
Woodcuts by Jean Lurçat (French, 1892–1966), Author Jean Marcenac (French, 1913–1984), Publisher Adolphe Hurlimann (Swiss, 20th century)


Place of Publication: Zurich, Switzerland

Dimensions

Overall: 33.5 x 26.5 x 1.4 cm (13 3/16 x 10 7/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1971.760

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with one drawing, two lithographs (one color, one hand-colored), and woodcut ornaments

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Zurich: Adolphe Hurlimann, 1952) Folio, unbound; [13 ff., plus 3 plates, one folding]; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers.


Zurich: Adolphe Hurlimann, 1952

Signed

The drawing and both lithographs are signed in graphite "Lurçat" below right. Below the colophon, in blue pencil: "Jean Lurcat"; pen and black ink: "Hurlimann"

Provenance

1971, year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Glaser, Newton, MA to the MFA. (Accession date: January 12, 1972)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Glaser

Copyright

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