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Ce qu'on n'ose pas dire

1884
Illustrated by Henry Somm (French, 1844–1907), Illustrated by Fernand Auguste Besnier (French, died in 1927), Author Auguste Saulière (French, 1845–1887), Publisher Edouard Dentu (French, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 19.3 x 13 x 2.3 cm (7 5/8 x 5 1/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.2066

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 11 etchings (repeated) and several photomechanical relief-printed vignettes

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: E. Dentu, 1884) Octavo; [2 ff.] 294 pp. [1 f.]; original publisher’s pictorial paper wrappers (cream-colored phase box).

Literary illustrations of contemporary life.


Paris: E. Dentu, 1884

Provenance

Acquired in 1902 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