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Réincarnations du Père Ubu

Illustrated by Georges Rouault (French, 1871–1958), Engraved by Georges Aubert (French, 20th century), Author Ambroise Vollard (French, 1867–1939), Printer Henri Jourde (French, active in mid-20th century), Printer Aimé Jourde (French, 20th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Artist & the Book 270; Johnson, Ambroise Vollard Editeur (1977 ed.), 199; Chapon/Rouault 8-30


Overall (book): 45 x 34.6 x 4.5 cm (17 11/16 x 13 5/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 105 wood engravings and 22 etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Ambroise Vollard, 1932) Folio, unbound; [2 ff.] vii, 211 pp. [2 ff.], plus 22 plates in separate portfolio; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers (black cloth box).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Ambroise Vollard, 1932


Anna C. Hoyt (former curator in MFA Print Dept.), by whom given to MFA, March 10, 1955.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Anna C. Hoyt


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