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Poèmes

1933
Illustrated by Charles Despiau (French, 1874–1946), Author Charles Baudelaire (French, 1821–1867), Printer and Publisher Philippe Gonin (French, 20th century), Printer Desjobert Studio (French, 20th century), Engraved by Jules Léon Perrichon (French, 1866–1946)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Artist & the Book 83

Dimensions

Overall: 32.1 x 26.1 x 4.4 cm (12 5/8 x 10 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.2442

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 43 lithographs and 7 wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Editions Gonin Frères, 1933) Folio; [2 ff.] 105 pp. [3 ff.]; original publisher’s wrappers, embossed cream-colored cardboard slipcase.

Literary illustrations.


Paris: Editions Gonin Frères, 1933

Inscription

Graphite on justification page: "C. Despiau"

Provenance

Gérald Cramer, Geneva, Switzerland [at Hotel Gladstone, NY], from whom purchased for $350 by MFA, June 8, 1950.

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis