Les Géorgiques

Illustrated by Aristide Joseph Bonaventure Maillol (French, 1861–1944), Author Virgil (born in 70 B.C.E.), Printer and Publisher Philippe Gonin (French, 20th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Artist & the Book 175; Rewald, Maillol woodcuts, 156-61, pp. xxx-xxxii


Overall (each vol. (depth variable)): 32.7 x 24.5 x 3 cm (12 7/8 x 9 5/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 122 woodcuts, plus portfolio with variant printings of cuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Philippe Gonin, 1937[-1950]) Folio, two vols. plus portfolio of prints, unbound; (v. 1) [1 f.] 174 pp. [1 f.]; (v. 2) [1 f.] 154 pp. [1 f.]; (portfolio) two suites of separate woodcuts, one printed in black, one in sanguine (each in publisher’s pictorial wrappers), plus ten early woodcut proofs printed in sanguine; original publisher’s printed wrappers, white paper board slipcases.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Philippe Gonin, 1937[-1950]


Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Wick, Boston, by whom given to MFA, December 14, 1960.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Wick