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Carmen [plates only]

1901
Illustrated by Alexandre Lunois (French, 1863–1916), Author Prosper Mérimée (French, 1803–1870), Publisher Cent Bibliophiles (French, founded in 1895), Printer Auguste Clot (French, 1858–1936), Printer Henry Belfond (French, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, French Illustrated Book, 312

Dimensions

Overall: 22.9 x 17 x 2 cm (9 x 6 11/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2144

Medium or Technique

Suite of 170 lithographs without text

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Les Cent Bibliophiles, 1901) Quarto; unpaged; original publisher’s printed wrappers (the paper wrapper for the suite loosely laid in).

Literary illustrations.


Paris: Les Cent Bibliophiles, 1901

Provenance

Jules Le Petit, original subscriber for this copy (see 37.2143); acquired from Blaizot, Paris, in 1924 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent