The Birth Life and Acts of King Arthur of his Noble Knights of the Round Table...and in the End Le Morte d'Arthur

Le Morte d'Arthur

1893–94
Artist Aubrey Beardsley (English, 1872–1898), Author Sir Thomas Malory (English, 15th century), Publisher J.M. Dent & Sons (British, founded in 1888)


Place of Publication: London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Artist & the Book, 16

Dimensions

Overall (each vol.): 25 x 21 x 5.5 cm (9 13/16 x 8 1/4 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2043a-b

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical reproductions of drawings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(London: Turnbull & Spears, for J. M. Dent, 1893-1894) Quarto, two vols.; [v. 1] lxiv, 455 pages, [12] leaves of plates; [v. 2] [8], lxv-xc, 457-990, [2] pp., [13] leaves of plates (double-page ills. counted as 2 plates each); original publisher’s gilt-stamped beige cloth boards.

Literary illustrations; decorative initials and borders


London: Turnbull & Spears, for J. M. Dent, 1893-1894

Provenance

William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent