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Written by:
Armand Dayot, French, 1851 - 1934  Search this
Published by:
Editions d'Art Charles Moreau, French  Search this
Owned by:
Loïs Mailou Jones, American, 1905 - 1998  Search this
ink on paper
H x W x D: 13 3/16 × 10 1/4 × 9/16 in. (33.5 × 26 × 1.5 cm)
hardcover books
Hardcover Volume 1 of 2 with fifty (50) plates in the book. The top half of the front cover is blue with printed black text which reads [VOLUME 1 / LES ANIMAUX / VUS PAR LES MEILLEURS ANIMALIERS / REALISATIONS _ DESSINS _ ETUDES _ ETC]. The bottom half is tan with printed black text [ANIMAUX / DECORATIFS / PRESENTES PAR ARMAND DAYOT]. At the bottom is [EDITIONS D'ART CHARLES MOREAU / 8 ET 10 RUE DE PRAGUE _ PARIX XII J. DE. SNOS] printed in black. There is a small ribbon closure connecting the front and back covers over the plates. The spine has [Vol. 1 AUX DECORATIFS] printed in black. The back cover is blank. The interior front cover has a black and white bookplate with an image of Notre Dame and a woman painting which reads [EX LIBRIS / Lois Mailou Jones / DKW]. The book has handwritten inscriptions.
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Design  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Harlem Renaissance (New Negro Movement)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture