André DERAINFrancois RABELAISRoger LACOURIÉREGeorges GIRARDALBERT SKIRA, Pantagruel Enlarge 1 /3
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André DERAIN

France 1880 – 1954

artist

Francois RABELAIS

France 1494 – 1554

author

Roger LACOURIÉRE

France 1892 – 1966

printer

Georges GIRARD

printer

ALBERT SKIRA

publisher (organisation)

Pantagruel [Les horribles et espovantables faictz et prouesses du tres renomme PANTAGRUEL, roy des dipsodes, fils du grand geant Gargantua [The horrible and appalling deeds and feats of the renowned PANTAGRUEL, king of dipsodes, son of the great giant Gargantua] by Francois Rabelais]] 1943 Description: Unbound book with slipcase and slip cover | 126 colour woodcuts | 22 full-page, 104 in text. With additional decorative woodcut initial letters and tailpieces in text | woodcut title on slipcove spine and book front cover
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, relief woodcut printed in coloured inks from a single block, hand coloured à la poupée; letterpress text. Impression: 140/250
Edition: total edition 275
Publisher: ALBERT SKIRA
Place Published: Paris
Date Published: 1943

Edition Notes: Printing: Roger Lacouriere, woodcuts; Georges Girard, text.
Primary Insc: Signed on colophon, bottom centre, pen & black ink "Derain". Not dated.
Dimensions: slipcase 36.0 h x 29.6 w x 5.6 d cm slip cover 35.2 h x 29.0 w x 5.2 d cm cover 35.0 h x 28.0 w x 4.6 d cm leaf 34.3 h x 28.0 w cm open 34.3 h x 55.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 80.255.1-53