Place of Publication: Paris, France
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.)
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.
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(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).
Acquired from Anderson Galleries, New York, in 1914 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom given to MFA, November 1928.
William A. Sargent Fund