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1939
Illustrated by Georges Rouault (French, 1871–1958), Engraved by Georges Aubert (French, 20th century), Author André Suarès (French, 1868–1948), Publisher Ambroise Vollard (French, 1867–1939), Printer Roger Lacourière (French, 1892–1966), Printer Henri Jourde (French, active in mid-20th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Artist & the Book 272; Johnson, Vollard Editeur (1977 ed.), 201; Chapon/Rouault 257-273

Dimensions

Overall (book): 45.5 x 35.8 x 5 cm (17 15/16 x 14 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.755

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 82 wood engravings and 17 color etching and aquatints

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Ambroise Vollard, 1939) Folio, unbound; [2 ff.] 143 pp. [5 ff.], plus 17 plates in separate portfolio; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers (black cloth box).

Literary illustrations.


Paris: Ambroise Vollard, 1939

Provenance

W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 19, 1963.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

Copyright

© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.