La Fin du monde filmée par l'Ange N.-D.
Illustrated by Ferdinand (Fernand) Léger (French, 1881–1955), Author Blaise Cendrars (Swiss, worked in France, 1887–1961), Publisher Editions de La Sirène, Publisher Jean Cocteau (French, 1889–1963)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Castleman, Century of Artists Books, pp. 170-71; Saphire, p. 299
Overall: 31.7 x 24.9 x 0.5 cm (12 1/2 x 9 13/16 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 22 photo-mechanical linecuts, of which 20 have hand-colored stencil (pochoir) additions
Not On View
(Paris: Éditions de La Sirène, 1919) Large quarto; 30 leaves; original decorative tan paper wraps.
Abstracted illustrations, often incorporating text
Paris: Éditions de La Sirène, 1919
Bonhams & Butterfields, Los Angeles/San Francisco, October 2003; Ars Libri, Ltd., Boston, from whom purchased by MFA.
William A. Sargent Fund