La prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France

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Title
La prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France
Names
Cendrars, Blaise, 1887-1961 (Author)
Delaunay, Sonia (Artist)
Collection

La prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1913
Place: Paris
Publisher: Editions des hommes nouveaux
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. French 1913 03-320
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: In 2 columns: on the left, the continuous ill. colored in gouache after pochoirs by Delaunay; on the right, the textof the poem, printed in 4 colors from 12 typefaces, with additional wash coloring from pochoirs in the blank spaces. For an approximately half-size reproduction on 2 folded leaves, cf. Sonia Delaunay: rythmes et couleurs / textes de Jacques Damase et al. 1971. p. 84-[91]. For discussion, cf. article by Burr Wallen in Arts magazine (New York), v. 54, no. 1 (Sept. 1979), p. 96-101.
Content: Issued folded in parchment wrapper with additional paintedill. (wrapper lacking in this copy).
Content: Printed on one side of 4 sheets, each ca. 53 x 36 cm., pasted overlapping at top and bottom to form a single sheet, folded vertically in half, then accordion-folded to 22 sections.
Content: Provenance: Author's presentation copy, inscribed to Maître Jean Decloux, "21 juin 1938."
Content: Spencer Coll. copy consists of the 4 sheets before assembly and folding, including margins above and below the printed and illustrated area. Sheets are partly untrimmed, ca. 57 cm. x 38-40 cm. Two have pinholes in upper and lower left margin. Another copy in this state, with variant coloring, is illustrated in Peyré, p. 87, fig. 53 (Peyré 11, contrepoint).
Content: Spencer Coll. copy is no. 47, on "simili japon."
Content: Text printed by Imprimerie Crété, Corbeil. Cf. La Prose duTranssibérien et de la Petite Jehanne de France ... genèseet dossier d'une polémique / Antoine Sidoti. Paris, 1987. p. 19-21. Pochoirs executed by Atelier Richard, Paris; cf.Peyré.
Content: The poem was subsequently published under title: Le Transsibérien.
Statement of responsibility: Blaise Cendrars ; couleurs simultanées de Mme Delaunay-Terk.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 folded sheet : col. ill., map ; 208 x 36 cm., folded to 10 x 18 cm
Pochoir prints
Type of Resource
Text
Still image
Languages
French
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15854267
Photo Order: 65254
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 40ff0340-d262-013b-c44e-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1887: Creator Born
  • 1913: Issued
  • 1961: Creator Died
  • 2023: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "La prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1913. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/74eba430-d262-013b-103b-0242ac110002

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "La prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 17, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/74eba430-d262-013b-103b-0242ac110002

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1913). La prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/74eba430-d262-013b-103b-0242ac110002

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La prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France