Les petits français
Illustrated by Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879), Illustrated by Paul Gavarni (Hippolyte Guillaume Sulpice Chevalier) (French, 1804–1866), Illustrated by Emile Wattier (French, 1800–1868), Illustrated by Henry Monnier (French, 1799–1877), Illustrated by Célestin François Nanteuil (French, 1813–1873), Illustrated by Honorine Emeric (French, born in 1814), Illustrated by Alfred André Géniole (French, 1813–1861), Illustrated by Emile Loubon (French, 1809–1863), Engraved by Badoureau (French, 19th century), Engraved by H. Breval (French, 19th century), Engraved by Emile Deschamps (French, 19th century), Engraved by Amédée Rousseau (French, born in 1820), Engraved by Pierre Verdeil (French, born in 1812), Author Eugénie Foa (French, 19th century), Author Julien Caboche (French, 19th century), Author Felix Deriège (French, 1810–1872), Author Louis Couailhac (French, 1810–1885), Author J. Delahaye (French, 19th century), Publisher Librairie Pittoresque de la Jeunesse (French, 19th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Brivois, pp. 324-25; Bouvy, Daumier, 702
Overall: 17.9 x 11.5 x 2.3 cm (7 1/16 x 4 1/2 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with numerous wood engravings
Not On View
(Paris: Librairie Pittoresque de la Jeunesse, 1842) Octavo; xi, 275 pp., plus plates; contemporary gilt- and blind-stamped maroon cloth.
Illustrations of common “types” of young people–i.e., groom, clerk, printer’s devil, bohemian, etc.
Paris: Librairie Pittoresque de la Jeunesse, 1842
W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 8, 1964.
Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen