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The Passion

A work made of book with text and wood engravings on cream laid paper, sewn on five cords, in leather and cloth half binding, in slipcase;  originally included 17 etchings, wood engravings, and a frontispiece, text pages, and cover; 150 pages including text; the etchings and frontispiece have been removed and matted individually; the text, wood engravings and volume cover are together.

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  • A work made of book with text and wood engravings on cream laid paper, sewn on five cords, in leather and cloth half binding, in slipcase;  originally included 17 etchings, wood engravings, and a frontispiece, text pages, and cover; 150 pages including text; the etchings and frontispiece have been removed and matted individually; the text, wood engravings and volume cover are together.

Date:

1935, published 1939

Artist:

Georges Rouault (French, 1871-1958)
published by Ambroise Vollard (French, 1835-1939)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Georges Rouault

Title

The Passion

Place

France (Artist's nationality)

Date

1935

Medium

Book with text and wood engravings on cream laid paper, sewn on five cords, in leather and cloth half binding, in slipcase; originally included 17 etchings, wood engravings, and a frontispiece, text pages, and cover; 150 pages including text; the etchings and frontispiece have been removed and matted individually; the text, wood engravings and volume cover are together

Dimensions

Sheet: 44.3 × 33 cm (17 1/2 × 13 in.); Book: 45.4 × 34.7 × 4 cm (17 7/8 × 13 11/16 × 1 5/8 in.); Box: 46.5 × 35.5 × 5.3 cm (18 5/16 × 14 × 2 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Kay Goodman King from the A. Peter Dewey Memorial Fund

Reference Number

1946.66.19

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