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La matrone du pays de Soung. Les deux jumelles (contes chinois)

1884
Illustrated by Auguste Pierre Marie Poirson (French, died in 1896), Preface by Emile Legrand (French, 19th century), Publisher A. Lahure (French, late 19th–early 20th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 23.5 x 16 x 1.8 cm (9 1/4 x 6 5/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1878

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous photomechanical color relief prints

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: A. Lahure, 1884) Octavo; xxx, 100 pp. [2 ff.], plus plates; original publisher’s pictorial paper wrappers (cream-colored phase box).

Literary illustrations with Chinese themes.


Paris: A. Lahure, 1884

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