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Le Roi Candaule

1893
Illustrated by Paul Avril (French, 1849–1928), Author Théophile Gautier (French, 1811–1872), Preface by Anatole France (French, 1844–1924)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 24.5 x 16.3 x 2.5 cm (9 5/8 x 6 7/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

37.1851

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 21 etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: A. Ferroud [Librairie des Amateurs], 1893) Quarto; [2 ff.] xvi, 111 pp. [1 f.], plus 3 ff. prospectus; contemporary half gilt-stamped and inlaid blue morocco, marbled paper boards (B. Blanchtière, Bretault; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers bound in).

Literary illustrations.


Paris: A. Ferround [Librairie des Amateurs], 1893

Provenance

Acquired in 1909 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