Published at the expense of Nicolas de Staël (French, 1914–1955)
Printed by Fequet et Baudier (Marthe Fequet et Pierre Baudier) (French)
Woodcut; cover is lithograph
Overall: 14 9/16 x 11 5/8 x 2 3/16 in. (37 x 29.5 x 5.5 cm)
Gift of Theodore Schempp, 1986
Not on view
Signature: Colophon is signed by both the artist and the author.
Inscription: 1. Includes handwritten note by the artist on loose piece of paper: "Ceci est / mon / cadeau de / Noël" 2. dedication, by DeStaël: "A Ten / Amicalement / Nicolas / 1952" 3. Colophon is signed by both the artist and the author
Given to Theodore Schemppby the artist, Christmas 1952; Donor: Theodore Schempp Evaluation for 1986.1229.1-.4
Cooper, Douglas. NICOLAS DE STAEL. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, [c. 1961] Jouffroy, Jean-Pierre. LA MESURE DE NICOLAS DE STAEL. Neuchâtel: Ides et Calendes, 1981
Pierre Granville "De deux colonnes érigées" in Exposition Rene Char. Exposition Rene Char. Fondation Maeght, Saint Paul de Vence, 1971, n.p.
National Art Library From Manet to Hockney, Modern Artists' Illustrated Books. Carol Hogben, Rowan Watson, Victoria and Albert Museum , London, London, 1985, cat. no. 127.
Artist: Jasper Johns (American, born Augusta, Georgia, 1930)Date: 1976Medium: Book with five texts by Samuel Beckett, thirty-three intaglios and one lithograph by Jasper Johns.Accession: 1977.521On view in:The Met Floor 4