Le siège de Jérusalem, grande tentation céleste de Saint Matorel

Illustrated by Pablo Picasso (Spanish (worked in France), 1881–1973), Author Max Jacob (French, 1876–1944), Publisher Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler (German (active in France), 1884–1979), Printer Eugène Delâtre (French, 1854–1938), Printer Paul Birault (French, active early 20th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Goeppert, et al., Picasso Books, 3; Geiser/Baer 35-37; Artist & Book 223; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 391


Overall: 25 x 18 x 2.5 cm (9 13/16 x 7 1/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with three etching and/or drypoints

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Henry Kahnweiler, 1914) Octavo; [74 ff.], plus 3 plates; beige cloth, gilt-stamped brown morocco spine label (original publisher’s printed wrappers bound in).

Cubist illustrations.

Paris: Henry Kahnweiler, 1914


On colophon page in blue [ink?]: "Max Jacob Picasso"


Mayfair Kunst A.G., Zug, Switzerland, from whom purchased by MFA for $4,680, April 8, 1970.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund


© 2011 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.