Twee Hanen

The Two Roosters

Author Hans Christian Andersen (Danish, 1805–1875), Illustrated by Theodorus van Hoytema (Dutch, 1863–1917), Published by C. M. van Gogh (Dutch, late 19th century), Printed by Amsterdamse Boek en Steendrukkerij

Catalogue Raisonné

Braches, Nieuwe Kunst, no. 333


Overall: 25.7 x 34 x 0.7 cm (10 1/8 x 13 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with color lithographs

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Amsterdam: C.M.van Gogh, 1898); letterpress with 20 color lithographs, in original publisher’s printed boards


1980s, acquired by Martijn Le Coultre from a bookseller or at auction in the Netherlands; 2013, given by Martijn Le Coultre to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 26, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Martijn F. Le Coultre