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Collection Data

Dhuys, Lucien (Translator)
Aristophanes (Author)
Kupka, František (1871-1957) (Artist)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1911
Place: Paris
Publisher: A. Blaizot,
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. French 1911 91-447
Content: 261 copies printed by Philippe Renouard, of which 250 wereoffered for sale. No. 42 of 100 on Japon impérial, containing a double suite of the etchings. There were also"un petit nombre d'exemplaires" issued with text in Greek;cf. Justification du tirage.
Content: Bound in at end: Prospectus ([4] p.) containing t.p. and p. [1] of text with illustration.
Content: Illustrations: 63 prints from 20 plates : etching, aquatint, col. (40), dark brown (23) ; full-page (5) and image ca. 9 x 12 cm. (from full-page plates). "Les planches ... ont été encrées à la poupée et tirées en couleurs, épreuves sans retouches, sur les presses en taille-douce de Alfred Porcabeuf"--Colophon. Comprise full-page col. frontispiece and 19 col. ill. printed as headpieces to pages of text; and a double suite containingeach print in a pure etched state printed in dark brown, and in a finished colored state with a remarque printed inb&w or monochrome. The remarques (image ca. 4 x 4 cm.) arealso frequently present in pure etched state. Suite also includes 2 other proof states of the frontispiece and 1 other proof state of ill. on p. [22]. For discussion cf. Frank Kupka / Ludmila Vachtová. c1968. p. 65-66. -- 12 prints : wood engraving, b&w ; image ca. 4 x 3 cm.
Content: Issued in ivory Japon paper covers.
Content: Spencer Coll. copy partly unopened.
Statement of responsibility: Aristophane ; traduit du grec par Lucien Dhuys ; gravures originales de François Kupka ; préface de Lucien Dhuys.
Physical Description
Extent: Xiv, 114 p., [44] leaves of plates : ill. (part col.) ; 29 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11529807
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d3696cf0-c602-012f-89d0-58d385a7bc34
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