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Les Murs (Walls)

1945, published 1950
Jean Dubuffet (French, 1901–1985), Text by Eugène Guillevic (French, 1907–1997), Printed by Mourlot frères, Paris


Catalogue Raisonné

Webel 53-67

Dimensions

Each sheet (folded): 38.7 x 29.2 cm (15 1/4 x 11 1/2 in.) Book (closed): 40 x 30.5 x 3.2 cm (15 3/4 x 12 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.20.1-17

Medium or Technique

Unbound book with fifteen lithographs by Dubuffet and twelve poems by Guillevic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Published by Joseph Zichieri, Paris
15 lithographs, including cover, frontispiece, plates I-XII, and final image.

Inscription

Stamped 122/160

Provenance

Eric Mourlot, Galerie Mourlot, New York (grandson of the printer); October 2006, sold by Mourlot to Irving Zucker Art Books, New York; 2012, sold by Irving Zucker Art Books to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

The Virginia Herrick Deknatel Purchase Fund