Place of Publication: Paris, France
Ray, French Illustrated Book, 287
Overall: 26.9 x 18.3 x 3 cm (10 9/16 x 7 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with numerous photomechanical decorations and vignettes
Not On View
(Paris: A. Quantin, 1882) Quarto; [3 ff.] 143 pp. [1 f.]; contemporary gilt-stamped red morocco (L. Pouillet; original publisher’s illustrated paper wrappers bound in).
Illustrations of fashion through the ages, featuring the development and use of fans.
Paris: A. Quantin, 1882
Acquired in Paris in 1903 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent