Four Portrait Busts by Francesco Laurana

Illustrated by Francesco Laurana (Italian, 15th century), Photographer Clarence Kennedy (American, 1892–1972), Intro by Ruth Wedgwood Kennedy (American, 1896–1968), Typographical design by Leonard Baskin (American, 1922–2000), Printer and Publisher Gehenna Press, Northampton, Massachusetts (American, founded in 1942)

Place of Publication: Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Gehenna Press: Work of Fifty Years (1992), 29


Overall: 25.1 x 19 x 1 cm (9 7/8 x 7 1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 12 photomechanical halftone lithographs

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Northampton [MA]: The Gehenna Press, 1962) Quarto; [19 ff.], plus 12 plates; publisher’s original half gilt-stamped vellum, green paper boards.

Photographs of Renaissance sculpture.

Northampton [MA]: The Gehenna Press, 1962


Carl Zahn, by whom given to MFA, 2007.

Credit Line

Gift of Carl Zahn


© The Estate of of Leonard Baskin