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Une Semaine de bonté, ou les sept éléments capitaux

Max Ernst (German (active in France and the United States), 1891–1976), Publisher Editions Jeanne Bucher (French, 20th century), Printer Georges Duval

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Spies/Metken 1904-2088; Castleman, Century of Artists Books, p. 161


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 27.9 x 22.2 x 0.9 cm (11 x 8 3/4 x 3/8 in.) Other (Page): 27.2 x 20.8cm (10 11/16 x 8 3/16in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 182 photomechanical reproductions of collages

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Editions Jeanne Bucher, 1934) Quarto, five vols.; unpaged: [v. 1] 20 leaves,[v. 2] 16 ll., [v. 3] 24 ll., [v. 4] 16 ll., [v. 5] 33 ll.; colored paper wrappers (tan manila folder).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Editions Jeanne Bucher, 1934




Ars Libri, Ltd., Boston (purchased at auction, London, Nov. 1997), from whom purchased by MFA, September 15, 1999.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund


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