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La Gamme d'Amour

James Ensor (Belgian, 1860–1949), Publisher Georges Vriamont (Belgian, 20th century), Printer J. E. Goossens (Belgian, early 20th century), Printer J. de Vleeschhouwer (Belgian)

Place of Publication: Brussels, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Artist & the Book 1860-1960, no. 98; Tavernier, Ensor, 140


Overall (within publisher's portfolio): 25.8 x 33.8 x 2.2 cm (10 3/16 x 13 5/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 21 color lithographs after drawings and one color half-tone reproduction, plus sheet music

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Brussels: Editions “Un Coup de Dés,” 1929) Oblong folio, unbound; 11 pp. [2 ff.] 31 pp. of sheet music, plus 22 plates; original publisher’s beige printed portfolio wrappers (beige cloth box).

Carnival scenes, costumes, music.

Brussels: Editions “Un Coup de Dés,” 1929


Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Vershbow, by whom given to MFA, March 20, 1963.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Vershbow


© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SABAM, Brussels.