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Les Parisiennes

Alfred Grévin (French, 1827–1892), Adrien Huart (French, died in 1880?), Publisher Librairie Illustrée (French, 19th century), Publisher M. Dreyfous (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 28.7 x 20.5 x 4.7 cm (11 5/16 x 8 1/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical linecuts, some colored

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Librairie Illustrée, Librairie M. Dreyfous [1879]) Quarto; [2 ff.] 796 pp.; contemporary half gilt-stamped gray cloth, marbled paper boards.

Satirical illustrations of social life.

Paris: Librairie Illustrée, Librairie M. Dreyfous [1879]


Acquired in 1911 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