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Tales (Contes)

Date:

1953

Artist:

Henri Laurens (French, 1885-1954)
written by William Saroyan (American, 1908-1981)
published by Les 100 Bibliophiles de France et d’Amérique (French, 20th century)
papers handmade by Moulin Richard de Bas (French, 20th century)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Henri Laurens

Title

Tales (Contes)

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1953

Medium

Book with ten color woodcuts on ivory laid paper with a suite of ten color woodcuts on white laid paper, loose, wrapped in a folder with a color woodcut, in slipcase

Dimensions

Slipcase: 28.8 × 21.4 × 3.8 cm (11 3/8 × 8 7/16 × 1 1/2 in.); Book: 28.2 × 21 × 3 cm (11 1/8 × 8 5/16 × 1 3/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg in memory of Bessie Kisloff Braude, Esq.

Reference Number

2014.479

Copyright

© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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