Twelve Fables of Aesop
Illustrated by Antonio Frasconi (Uruguayan (born in Argentina, active in the United States) 1919–2013), Author Aesop, Author Glenway Wescott (American, 1901–1987), Publisher Museum of Modern Art, Printer Spiral Press (American, 1926–1971)
Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Artist & the Book 111
Overall: 27.2 x 19.6 x 1.1 cm (10 11/16 x 7 11/16 x 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 20 linoleum cuts
Not On View
(New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1954) 27.2 cm; [17 ff.]; original publisher’s half gilt-stamped red cloth, decorative printed paper boards (publisher’s original black paper slipcase with additional linoleum cut label).
New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1954
Pen and dark blue ink: Antonio Frasconi / glenway westcott / J p Blumenthal"
W. G. Russell Allen (b. 1883 - d. 1955), Boston; 1963, bequest of W. G. Russell Allen to the MFA. (Accession date: June 19, 1963)
Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen
© Antonio Frasconi