La Revue blanche
Illustrated by Alfred Jarry
Text by André Breton
Literary and artistic review published in Liège (1889-1898) then in Paris, directed and financed by the Natanson brothers. In 1903, the last periodical was published for a total of 237. The title of the review was chosen in reaction to the contemporaneous Mercure de France, which displayed a mauve-colored cover.
The review was a success and became influential thanks to the participants who helped to edit it in their own original manner. The review has a certain eclecticism, is animated by the spirit of the avant-garde without being dogmatic and attracts considerable attention to its illustrations. The publication thus distinguishes itself from two other important reviews of the time: L'Ermitage and Mercure de France.
Number 232 of La Revue Blanche is devoted in part to Alfred Jarry.
This same number also includes:
-two illustrations by Jarry annotated in pencil by André Breton, in view of possible reproduction.
-an autographic note by Breton which mentions the following: "Label to be placed between the second and third parts of the article: "Jarry et le tourbillon contemporain" (by Marcel Jean and Arpad Mesei)
-an advertisement for Vérité by Émile Zola, the third novel of the Les Quatre Evangiles series, published six months after his death.