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L'Estampe moderne

Edmond-François Aman-Jean (French, 1860–1935), Albert-Emile Artigue (French, active 1875–1908), Paul Balluriau (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, French Illustrated Book, 362


Overall (each vol.): 40.9 x 33.2 x 2.8 cm (16 1/8 x 13 1/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated periodical consisting of full-page prints with accompanying text on cover sheets. A total of 24 monthly issues appeared of four prints each with wrappers designed by Mucha (one wrapper is bound in the first MFA volume), from May of 1897 to April of 1899. An "extra" print was issued every six months, for a grand total of 100 plates.

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

(Paris: 1897-1899) Folio, two vols.; (v. 1) 9 pp., 50 plates [2 ff.]; (v. 2) [2 ff.], 50 pls. [2 ff.]; [original publisher’s?] decorative stamped green cloth (vol. 2 in cream-colored phase box).

Paris: 1897-1899


Acquired from Anderson Galleries, New York, in 1914 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom given to MFA, November 1928.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund