Book/Printed Material Grosses bêtes & petites bêtes : [l'arche de Noé] Grosses bêtes et petites bêtes / Arche de Noé

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Title
Grosses bêtes & petites bêtes : [l'arche de Noé]
Other Title
Grosses bêtes et petites bêtes
Arche de Noé
Contributor Names
Hellé, André, 1871-1945.
Tolmer (Firm)
Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Paris : Tolmer & Cie, 13 quai d'Anjou, [1912]
Subject Headings
-  Animals--Juvenile literature
-  Noah's ark--Juvenile literature
-  Noah's ark in art
-  Lithographed books--France--Paris
Genre
Pochoir prints--France--Paris--1920-1930
Juvenile literature--France--Paris--1912
Notes
-  Whimsical descriptions and portraits of animals from Noah's Ark.
-  Cover title.
-  Date of publication from an article by Esther Averill: André Hellé. Cf. The horn book, vol. 7, no. 3 (Aug. 1931), p. 179.
-  Hand lettered (lithographed) text and drawings with twenty mounted pochoir (stencilled and hand colored) illustrations.
-  Pochoir plates are signed with the author/artist's monogram: lower case initials ah inside a circle; dots for eyes and an underderlined mouth create a face.
-  In corrugated boards. Cover art is a mounted chromolithograph 39 cm. Printed endpapers have a Noah's Ark motif.
-  "André Hellé ... has worked not so much in terms of simplified lines ... as in plain masses represented by blotches of bright colour. ... [In] his "Arche de Noé," ... Tolmer ... stencilled the illustrations ... in large format. None of Hellé's colour effects were lost, and the animals stand boldly silhouetted like toys." Cf. Esther Averill, André Hellé, op. cit.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Tolmer, 60 ans de création graphique dans l'Ile St. Louis, p. 75
-  LC copy from the library of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes.
Medium
[48] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 42 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
PZ26.3 .H3755 1912
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/holmes.70694.1
Library of Congress Control Number
2008570694
Online Format
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Description
Whimsical descriptions and portraits of animals from Noah's Ark. Cover title. Date of publication from an article by Esther Averill: André Hellé. Cf. The horn book, vol. 7, no. 3 (Aug. 1931), p. 179. Hand lettered (lithographed) text and drawings with twenty mounted pochoir (stencilled and hand colored) illustrations. Pochoir plates are signed with the author/artist's monogram: lower case initials ah inside a circle; dots for eyes and an underderlined mouth create a face. In corrugated boards. Cover art is a mounted chromolithograph 39 cm. Printed endpapers have a Noah's Ark motif. "André Hellé ... has worked not so much in terms of simplified lines ... as in plain masses represented by blotches of bright colour. ... [In] his "Arche de Noé," ... Tolmer ... stencilled the illustrations ... in large format. None of Hellé's colour effects were lost, and the animals stand boldly silhouetted like toys." Cf. Esther Averill, André Hellé, op. cit. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Tolmer, 60 ans de création graphique dans l'Ile St. Louis, p. 75 LC copy from the library of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes.
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Hellé, André, Tolmer, and Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection. Grosses bêtes & petites bêtes: l'arche de Noé. [Paris: Tolmer & Cie, 13 quai d'Anjou, 1912] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2008570694/.

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Hellé, A., Tolmer & Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection. (1912) Grosses bêtes & petites bêtes: l'arche de Noé. [Paris: Tolmer & Cie, 13 quai d'Anjou] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2008570694/.

MLA citation style:

Hellé, André, Tolmer, and Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection. Grosses bêtes & petites bêtes: l'arche de Noé. [Paris: Tolmer & Cie, 13 quai d'Anjou, 1912] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2008570694/>.