Livret de folastries

Illustrated by Aristide Joseph Bonaventure Maillol (French, 1861–1944), Author Pierre de Ronsard (French, 1524–1585), Translator Marc Antoine de Muret (French, 1526–1585), Publisher Ambroise Vollard (French, 1867–1939), Publisher Lucien Vollard (French, active in mid-20th century), Publisher Martin Fabiani (active in France, mid-20th century), Engraver Georges Aubert (French, 20th century), Printer Henri Jourde (French, active in mid-20th century), Printer Roger Lacourière (French, 1892–1966)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Johnson, Vollard (1977 ed.), 190


Overall: 24.4 x 19.5 x 3.2 cm (9 5/8 x 7 11/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 43 etchings, plus wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Ambroise Vollard, 1938[-1940]) Quarto; 190 pp. [8 ff.], plus 16 plates; original publisher’s printed wrappers (blue cloth case).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Ambroise Vollard, 1938[-1940]


Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Vershbow, by whom given to MFA, February 13, 1958.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Vershbow