Le bestiaire, ou Cortège d'Orphée

Illustrated by Raoul Dufy (French, 1877–1953), Author Guillaume Apollinaire (French, 1880–1918), Publisher Deplanche (French, 20th century), Printer Gauthier-Villars (French, 20th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Artist & the Book 91; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 392; Castleman, Century of Artists Books, p. 119


Page: 33 x 25.5 cm (13 x 10 1/16 in.) Overall: 33.2 x 25.8 x 1.4 cm (13 1/16 x 10 3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 35 woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Gauthier-Villars, for Deplanche, 1911) Folio; 40 leaves; limp vellum wrappers (orange-tan cloth box).

Illustrations of animals; portraits of Orpheus; decorative ornaments.

Paris: Gauthier-Villars, for Deplanche, 1911


L'Art Ancien, Zurich, from whom purchased by MFA, October 11, 1939.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund