Requires Photography

Les Murs (Walls), Plate 1

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


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


Medium or Technique

Unbound book with fifteen lithographs by Dubuffet (printed outer wrap, title page, twelve numbered plates, and colophon) and twelve poems by Guillevic

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

Published by Joseph Zichieri, Paris


Stamped 122/160


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

Virginia Herrick Deknatel Purchase Fund


© 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.