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La Vie des boulevards Madeleine-Bastille

1896
Illustrated by Pierre Vidal (French, 1849–1913), Author Georges Montorgueil (French, 1857–1933), Publisher Librairies-Imprimeries Réunies (French, active late 19th century), Printer Albert Quantin (French, active late 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 28.7 x 20.5 x 4.5 cm (11 5/16 x 8 1/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.495

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 200 photomechanical relief prints, colored by stencil, and color lithograph wrappers

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Librairies-Imprimeries Réunies, 1896) Quarto; [2 ff.] xi, 258 pp. [2 ff.]; contemporary half gilt-stamped blue morocco, marbled paper boards (original publisher’s pictorial wrappers bound in).

Illustrations of Parisian life.


Paris: Librairies-Imprimeries Réunies, 1896

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow (1850-1926), by whom bequeathed to MFA, accessioned November 9, 1983.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection