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Promètheus

1924
Illustrated by František Kupka (Czech, active in France, 1871–1957), Author Aeschylus, Publisher Auguste Blaizot (French, active early 20th century), Printer Frazier-Soye (French, 20th century), Printer Alfred Porcabeuf (French, 20th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 28.1 x 19.8 x 2 cm (11 1/16 x 7 13/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1999.611

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with etchings and wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Auguste Blaizot, 1924) Quarto; [2 ff.] xxxix, 105 pp. [1 f.]; original publisher’s printed wrappers (marbled paper slipcase).

Classically-inspired literary illustrations.


Paris: Auguste Blaizot, 1924

Provenance

Acquired in June 1996 from from a Maryland antiquarian dealer by Ars Libri, Ltd., Boston, from whom purchased by MFA, December 15, 1999.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund