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Le Vagabond

1902
Illustrated by Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen (French (born in Switzerland), 1859–1923), Author Guy de Maupassant (French, 1850–1893), Publisher Société des Amis des Livres (French), Printer Philippe Renouard (French, active early 20th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, French Illustrated Book, 340

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 11 in.

Accession Number

37.2141

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 50 color lithographs and color lithograph cover

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Société des Amis des Livres, 1902) Quarto; [2 ff.] 50 pp. [3 ff.]; contemporary half gilt-stamped dark brown morocco, marbled paper boards (original publisher’s pictorial wrappers bound in).

Literary illustrations.


Paris: Société des Amis des Livres, 1902

Provenance

Alfred Werlé (original subscriber; probably his booklabel also, with initials "A. W." and number 13047); acquired in 1916 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