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Les chansons de Bilitis

Illustrated by Notor (French, active around 1900), Author Pierre Louÿs (French, 1870–1925), Publisher Eugène Fasquelle (French, 19th century), Printer Chamerot et Renouard (French, active late 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 18.8 x 12.9 x 2.5 cm (7 3/8 x 5 1/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical relief prints in various colors

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Librairie Charpentier et Fasquelle [Eugène Fasquelle], 1900) Octavo; [2 ff.] xii, 356 pp.; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers (cream-colored phase box).

Illustrations in antique style, many taken from works of art.

Paris: Librairie Charpentier et Fasquelle [Eugène Fasquelle], 1900


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