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Le Broyeur de lin

Illustrated by Edmond Adolphe Rudaux (French, born in 1840), Author Ernest Renan (French, 1823–1892), Publisher L. Conquet (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 23.4 x 16.5 x 1.8 cm (9 3/16 x 6 1/2 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 27 etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: L. Conquet [L. Carteret et Cie.], 1901) Quarto; xxiv, 71 pp., plus 2 ff. prospectus; contemporary half gilt-stamped red morocco, marbled paper boards (Canape; original publisher’s decorated paper wrappers bound in).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: L. Conquet [L. Carteret et Cie.], 1901


Acquired in 1902 by 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