Plants and their Application to Ornament

1897
Eugène Samuel Grasset (French (born in Switzerland), 1841–1917), Maurice Pillard Verneuil (French, 1869–1942), Georges Bourgeot (French, born in 1876), Marcelle Gaudin (French, active in 1897), E. Hervegh (French, active in 1897), Marc Mangin (French, active in 1897), Anna Martin (French, active in 1897), J. Milesi (French, active in 1897), A. Poidevin (French, active in 1897), Camille Gabriel Schlumberger (French, born in 1864), Printer and Publisher Chapman & Hall, Ltd.


Place of Publication: London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Harvard College Library, Turn of the Century, 49 (French edition)

Dimensions

Overall: 45.6 x 33.6 x 3.8 cm (17 15/16 x 13 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2004.2272

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 72 color lithographs

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(London: Chapman & Hall, Ltd. [1897]) Large folio; 74 leaves; modern half gilt-stamped dark brown calf, decorated fabric boards (J. MacDonald Co., Norwalk, Conn.).

Illustrations of various plants, followed by related decorative applications of plant forms


London: Chapman & Hall, Ltd. [1897]

Provenance

Waltham Public Library (with discharge stamp); Angus Whyte, Boston, from whom acquired in 1976 by Arthur E. Vershbow; his daughter, Ann Vershbow and husband Charles Beitz, by whom given to MFA, December 29, 2004.

Credit Line

Gift of Ann Vershbow and Charles Beitz