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Die fromme Helene

Die Haarbeutel
Herr und Frau Knopp

1876–78
Wilhelm Busch (German, 1832–1908), Woodcuts by Jacob Ettling (German, 19th century), Publisher Fr. Bassermann (German, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Heidelberg, Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 15 x 2.5 cm (8 1/4 x 5 7/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

64.384

Medium or Technique

Three illustrated books with woodcuts (bound together)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Heidelberg: Fr. Bassermann, 1876[-1878]) Octavo, three titles bound together; (1–Helene) [1 f.] 113 pp.; (2–Haarbeutel) [1 f.] 66 pp.; (3–Knopp) [1 f.] 72 pp.; contemporary half red cloth, red embossed paper boards.

Humorous illustrations.


Heidelberg: Fr. Bassermann, 1876[-1878]

Provenance

W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, April 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen