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
Ray, French Illustrated Book, 340
Legacy dimension: 11 in.
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 50 color lithographs and color lithograph cover
Not On View
(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).
Paris: Société des Amis des Livres, 1902
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.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent