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La Muette

1870
Illustrated by Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879), Illustrated by Henry Monnier (French, 1799–1877), Illustrated by Auguste Bachelin (Swiss, 1830–1890), Illustrated by Henri Blanc-Fontaine (French, 1819–1897), Illustrated by Emile Bin (French, born in 1825), Illustrated by Carl Cremer (Danish, 1822–1889), Illustrated by Léon Marie Constant Dansaert (Belgian, 1830–after 1882), Illustrated by Emeric Marie Septime Le Pippre (French, 1833–1871), Illustrated by Amable Schneider (French, 1824–1884), Illustrated by Alfred Taiée (French, born in 1820), Illustrated by Edmond Cuisinier (French, 19th century), Engraved by Gillot [firm] (French, 19th century), Engraved by X. F. Comte (French, 19th century), Author Alexandre Pothey (French, 1820–1897), Publisher Paul Daffis (French, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Bouvy, Daumier, 973-982

Dimensions

Overall: 24.9 x 16.7 x 1.1 cm (9 13/16 x 6 9/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.787

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 23 photorelief reproductions

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Paul Daffis, 1870) Quarto; 30 pp. [1 f.]; modern half gilt-stamped brown morocco, brown marbled paper boards (original publisher’s printed wrappers bound in).

Portraits and satirical illustrations.


Paris: Paul Daffis, 1870

Inscription

Pen and dark brown ink on half title recto: "A mon cher ami [F. ----] souvenir très affectueux Alex. Pothey."

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen