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Les Lorettes

Paul Gavarni (Hippolyte Guillaume Sulpice Chevalier) (French, 1804–1866), Publisher Bauger [Firm] (French, 19th century), Printer and Publisher Aubert [Firm] (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Armelhault and Bocher 763-816; Bibliothèque Nationale, Inventaire 19th cen., 234; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 155


Overall: 35.2 x 27.8 x 2.3 cm (13 7/8 x 10 15/16 x 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Bound set of 54 hand-colored lithographs

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Bauger and Aubert [1841-1843]) Folio; 54 ff.; green cloth, gilt-stamped black morocco spine label.

Gently satirical illustrations depicting “ladies of the evening.”

Paris: Bauger and Aubert [1841-1843]


Marie Edle von Humbourg (bookplate); W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen