Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Party City

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on August 14, 2008

Montmartre en 1925 by Jean Gravigny
A guide to the high life and low life in a fabled section of Paris in the 1920s.
[Illustrations “de RM” – otherwise unsigned.]

With jazzy illustrations . . .

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  1. Marc Lowenthal said, on September 5, 2008 at 4:07 pm

    “de RM” is Vicente de Rego Monterio; the inside illustrations look like they’re by another artist, though, and to my eye look very much like Frans Masareel, who I think was doing a lot of French book illustration work at that time. That kneeling man appears almost as-is in some of FM’s own woodcut novels.


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