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Het Vlas

Illustrated by Bart Anthony van der Leck (Dutch, 1876–1958), Author Hans Christian Andersen (Danish, 1805–1875), Publisher Spieghel (Firm) (Dutch, 20th century)

Place of Publication: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Hogben & Watson, From Manet to Hockney, 109


Overall: 25.2 x 17.8 x 0.3 cm (9 15/16 x 7 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with constructed type and illustrations throughout, printed in black, red, yellow, and blue

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Amsterdam: De Spieghel [1941]) Octavo; 12 leaves, printed recto only; printed white paper wraps (greenish cardboard box, beige cloth spine).

Constructed schematic illustrations and type designs

Amsterdam: De Spieghel [1941]


Ars Libri, Ltd., Boston, from whom purchased by the MFA, February 8, 1984.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund


© 2011 Bart Van Der Leck / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / BEELDRECHT, The Netherlands\