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The Defense of Gracchus Babeuf before the High Court of Vendome

1964
Illustrated by Thomas Cornell (American, born in 1937), Author Gracchus Babeuf (French, 1760–1797), Editor John Anthony Scott (American, born in 1916), Printer and Publisher Gehenna Press, Northampton, Massachusetts (American, founded in 1942), Printer Emiliano Sorini, Pratt Graphic Art Center, New York


Place of Publication: Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Gehenna Press: Work of Fifty Years (1992), 36

Dimensions

Overall (with portfolio): 32.2 x 22.4 x 2.4 cm (12 11/16 x 8 13/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1973.668

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 21 etchings

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Northampton [MA]: The Gehenna Press, 1964) Folio, unbound; [2 ff.] 83 pp. [1 f.], plus 20 plates; original publisher’s brown calf portfolio, tan cloth slipcase, brown calf spine.

Portraits of French revolutionary figures


Northampton [MA]: The Gehenna Press, 1964

Signed

In graphite, below colophon: "Charlotte & Arthur with love from Esther & Leonard 22 F. 1965."

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Vershbow, by whom given to MFA, December 31, 1972 (accessioned January 9, 1973).

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Vershbow