Paris, 1948
Henri Michaux (French, 1899–1944), Publisher Les Editions du Point du Jour, Paris (French, 20th century), Printer E. Aulard (French, 20th century), Printer Desjobert Studio (French, 20th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Castleman, Century of Artists Books, p. 151; Mason and Cherix 1


Overall (book): 26 x 20 x 2.3 cm (10 1/4 x 7 7/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book containing 12 lithographs printed in black (one double-page) and lithographed cover printed in green; three extra suites of lithographs printed in various colors; three unpublished lithographs printed in black

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Editions du Point du Jour, 1948) Quarto, unbound; 95 pp. [1 f.], plus one folding plate; original publisher’s lithographed wrappers, original greenish paper portfolio (cream-colored phase box).

Paris: Editions du Point du Jour, 1948


Another signature below the publisher's imprint on the justification page.


Pen and black ink below justification: "H Michaux"


Alfred Kren, Austin Art Consortium, 1998; purchased September 2000; anonymous gift to MFA, September 20, 2000.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift