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La Barbe-Bleue et la belle au bois dormant

1888
Illustrated by Édouard de Beaumont (French, 1821–1888), Author Charles Perrault (French, 1628–1703), Publisher Boussod, Valladon et Cie. (French, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall (with portfolio): 40.8 x 30.7 x 3 cm (16 1/16 x 12 1/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2276

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 41 photogravures, most printed in color

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Boussod, Valadon et Cie, 1888) Folio, unbound; 42 ff.; original publisher’s half pink silk, printed tan paper board portfolio (cream-colored phase box).

Literary illustrations.


Paris: Boussod, Valadon et Cie, 1888

Provenance

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