Tangoville sur mer: Every Body is Doing It Now!
SEM (French, 1863–1934)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
45.08 x 31.11 cm (17 3/4 x 12 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with color-stencilled photomechanical relief prints
Not On View
(Paris: Succès, 1913) Folio; unpaged, 24 ff. plus 3 ff. advertisements; original publisher’s pictorial embossed wrappers (cream-colored phase box).
Humorous illustrations of dancing couples.
Paris: Succès, 1913
The subjects are identified in pencil in the artist's hand. Upper cover inscribed in ink: "A Monsieur Whitney Warren pour souvenir SEM" / in pencil: "1912" and blind stamp: "Lloyd & Whitney / Warren / New York".
Lloyd & Whitney Warren, New York (blindstamp, plus pen and black ink inscription on upper wrapper: "A Monsieur / Whitney Warren / Mon souvenir / Sem" [perhaps identifiable with the architect Whitney Warren, 1864-1943]); Dr. and Mrs. R. G. Monroe, by whom given to MFA, September 25, 1991.
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. R. G. Monroe