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Lady Vénus

1884
Illustrated by Henry Somm (French, 1844–1907), Author Achille Mélandri (French, 1845–1905), Publisher Paul Ollendorff (French, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 14.5 x 2.5 cm (7 1/2 x 5 11/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

37.1889

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous photomechanical relief prints

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Paul Ollendorff, 1884) Octavo; [2 ff.] 293 pp. [1 f.]; original publisher’s pictorial yellow paper wrappers (cream-colored phase box).

Literary illustrations.


Paris: Paul Ollendorff, 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