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Picture Book

1933
Illustrated by Jean Charlot (Mexican (born in France, active in the United States), 1898–1979), Typographical design by Merle Armitage (American, 1893–1975), Author Paul Claudel, Publisher John Becker (American, 20th century), Printer Lynton R. Kistler (American, 1893–1993)


Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Artist & the Book 54

Dimensions

Overall: 28 x 19.8 x 2.2 cm (11 x 7 13/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.340

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 32 color lithographs, one drawing, and set of progressive proofs

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(New York: John Becker, 1933) 28 cm; [unpaged: 4 ff., plus 32 plates with caption folios preceding each, 1f. (colophon), plus section bound in with drawing and 13 progressive color proofs and captions for each]; publisher’s original printed paper wrappers (beige manila four-flap folder).


New York: John Becker, 1933

Signed

Pen and black ink on colophon page "Jean Charlot / Lynton R. Kistler / Merle Armitage."

Provenance

By 1949, W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (b. 1882 - d. 1955); 1949, gift of W. G. Russell Allen to the MFA. (Accession date: April 14, 1949)

Credit Line

Gift of W. G. Russell Allen

Copyright

© The Jean Charlot Estate LLC