Illustrated by Pablo Picasso (Spanish (worked in France), 1881–1973), Author Ovid (43 B.C.–17 or 18 A.D.), Publisher Albert Skira (Swiss, 1904–1973), Printer Louis Fort (French, 20th century), Printer Léon Pichon (French, 20th century)
Place of Publication: Lausanne, Switzerland
Artist & the Book 1860-1960, 224; Castleman, Century of Artists Books, p. 111; Goeppert, et al., Picasso Illustrated Books, 19
Overall (without portfolio): 33 x 26.5 x 6 cm (13 x 10 7/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 30 etchings
Not On View
(Lausanne: Albert Skira, 1931) Folio, unbound; 394 pp. [4 ff.], plus 15 plates; original publisher’s printed white wrappers, original cream-colored cardboard portfolio and slipcase.
Lausanne: Albert Skira, 1931
Graphite verso of half title: "Picasso"
By 1955, William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; 1963, bequest of Allen to the MFA. (Accession date: June 19, 1963)
Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen
© 2011 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.