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Lucius or the Donkey (Loukios ou L’Ane)

Date:

1947

Artist:

Henri Laurens (French, 1885-1954)
written by Lucian (Syrian, 125-180 A.D.)
published by Tériade Éditeur (French, 20th century)
translated by Émile Chambry (French, 20th century)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Henri Laurens

Title

Lucius or the Donkey (Loukios ou L’Ane)

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.

1947

Medium

Book with sixty-eight woodcuts, fifty-four in color and fourteen in black, on ivory wove paper, in slipcase

Dimensions

Slipcase: 31 × 22.5 × 4.2 cm (12 1/4 × 8 7/8 × 1 11/16 in.); Book: 29.7 × 21.7 × 2.7 cm (11 3/4 × 8 9/16 × 1 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2014.478

Copyright

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

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