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1839
Illustrated by Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879), Illustrated by Paul Gavarni (Hippolyte Guillaume Sulpice Chevalier) (French, 1804–1866), Illustrated by Benjamin Roubaud (French, 1811–1847), Illustrated by J. J. Grandville (Isidore-Adolphe Gèrard) (French, 1803–1847), Illustrated by Frédéric Bouchot (French, active 1827–1860), Illustrated by Edmé Jean Pigal (French, 1798–1872), Illustrated by Jules-Joseph Bourdet (French, 1799–1869), Illustrated by Charles Joseph Traviès de Villers (Swiss, active in France, 1804–1859), Illustrated by Edouard Wattier (French, 1793–1871), Author Maurice Alhoy (French, 1802–1856), Author Louis Huart (French, 1813–1865), Author Charles Philipon (French, 1802–1862), Publisher Aubert [Firm] (French, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Carteret III, 426-27; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 164

Dimensions

Overall (each vol.): 28.2 x 22.5 x 2.5 cm (11 1/8 x 8 7/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

37.2151

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 98 lithographs and numerous wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Chez Aubert, 1839) Quarto, two vols.; unpaged [each vol.: 104 ff., plus 2 ff. advertisement]; original publisher’s pink (v. 1) and blue (v. 2) wrappers bound in contemporary half gilt-stamped red morocco, marbled paper boards.

Caricature portraits of domestic life.


Paris: Chez Aubert, 1839

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