Selected Fables.

La Fontaine, Jean de.

Picture of Selected Fables.
The great satirical poetry of la Fontaine is accompanied by modern line drawings by the American sculptor, painter and illustrator, Alexander Calder. The spare, whimsical drawings are perfect to interpret the fables, which are known for their subtle wisdom and barbed wit.


SKU: 9780486218786


All the imagination, whimsy, and invention that have made Alexander Calder's mobiles and stabiles so popular. 36 fables - in rhymed translation by Eunice Clark - with a Calder drawing for each fable and 12 additional vignettes. Includes "The Lion in Love" and "The Hen That Laid the Golden Eggs."

Book Details

Author La Fontaine, Jean de.
Format PB
Series Title Dover Fine Art, History of Art
Publisher Dover Publications Inc.
Imprint Dover Publications Inc.
Number of Pages 89
Illustrations 36 illustrations
Publish Date 1968/07/01
Catalogue Jan16
Catalogue book number 204