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Le Bestiaire

1948
Illustrated by Roger Chastel (French, 1897–1981), Author Paul Eluard (French, 1895–1952), Publisher Maeght Editeur, Paris (French, founded in 1945), Printer Jean Signovert (French, 20th century), Text printed by Marthe Fequet (French, 20th century), Text printed by Pierre Baudier (French, 20th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Artist & the Book 55

Dimensions

Overall (without slipcase): 38.7 x 31.5 x 5 cm (15 1/4 x 12 3/8 x 1 15/16 in.) Overall (with case): 40.3 x 33.4 x 7.2cm (15 7/8 x 13 1/8 x 2 13/16in.)

Accession Number

59.573

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 86 color etchings, plus etched cover

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

([Paris] Maeght Editeur [1948]) Folio, unbound; unpaged, 96 ff.; original etched wrappers, tan paper slipcase.

Abstracted illustrations.


[Paris] Maeght Editeur [1948]

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Vershbow, by whom given to MFA, September 17, 1959.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Vershbow