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Le Poète assassiné

Illustrated by Raoul Dufy (French, 1877–1953), Author Guillaume Apollinaire (French, 1880–1918), Publisher Au Sans Pareil (French, 20th century), Printer Duchatel (French, 20th century), Printer R. Coulouma (French, 20th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Artist and the Book, 92


Overall (including portfolio): 29 x 23.7 x 3.3 cm (11 7/16 x 9 5/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 18 lithographs (plus two extra suites) and one woodcut on cover

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Au Sans Pareil, 1926) Quarto; [2 ff.] 147 pp. [1 f.], plus 18 plates (two extra suites also included); original publisher’s printed blue paper wrappers, original publisher’s pictorial portfolio (blue cloth box).

Literary illustrations

Paris: Au Sans Pareil, 1926


1937, sold by Weyhe Gallery, New York, to the MFA for $76.50. (Accession Date: August 12, 1937)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund


© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.