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L'Imitation de Jésus-Christ, traduction anonyme du XVIIe siècle

Illustrated by Maurice Denis (French, 1870–1943), Engraved by Charles Balaire (French, active late 19th century), Engraved by Jacques Beltrand (French, born in 1874), Engraved by Tony Beltrand (French, about 1847–1904), Engraved by Paul-Emile Broegg (Swiss, active in France in 1887–1935), Engraved by Jean-Baptiste Charles Carbonneau (French, born in 1815)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, French Illustrated Book, 376


Overall: 30.5 x 25.5 x 5.5 cm (12 x 10 1/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 216 wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Ambroise Vollard, 1903) Large quarto; xiii, 456 pp. [1 f.]; unbound, in original publisher’s pictorial wrappers (green cloth box).

Religious illustrations.

Paris: Ambroise Vollard, 1903


Emil Offenbacher, Inc. (Erwin Rosenthal), New York, from whom purchased for $135 by MFA, November 10, 1943.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund