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Maison de santé

A work made of full vellum binding with star-shaped cutouts on front and back covers with black threads; title on front cover in black ink; author stamped in gold on spine; maroon endpapers; original paper covers bound in.

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  • A work made of full vellum binding with star-shaped cutouts on front and back covers with black threads; title on front cover in black ink; author stamped in gold on spine; maroon endpapers; original paper covers bound in.

Date:

Published 1926; rebound 1930-1950

Artist:

Mary Reynolds (American, 1891-1950)
Written by Jean Cocteau (French, 1889-1963)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Ryerson and Burnham Libraries Special Collections

Artist

Mary Reynolds

Title

Maison de santé

Place

Paris (Object made in)

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.

1926

Medium

Full vellum binding with star-shaped cutouts on front and back covers with black threads; title on front cover in black ink; author stamped in gold on spine; maroon endpapers; original paper covers bound in

Edition

Number 33 of 500 printed on Rives paper, numbered and signed by Cocteau

Inscriptions

Signed in ink on the half-title and on verso of the title page

Dimensions

28.8 × 22.1 × 1.5 cm (11 3/8 × 8 3/4 × 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Mary Reynolds Collection, Ryerson & Burnham Libraries

Reference Number

2019.174

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