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L'Ymagier [No. 5 (October 1895)]

Illustrated by Jean-Baptiste (Auguste) Clésinger (French, 1814–1883), Illustrated by James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (active in England), 1834–1903), Printer Lemercier et Cie. (French, 19th century), Illustrated by Alfred Jarry (French, 1873–1907), Editor Remy de Gourmont (French, 1858–1915)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Art Institute of Chicago, Whistler Lithographs, 118


Overall: 29.1 x 23.3 x 1.4 cm (11 7/16 x 9 3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated journal with woodcuts, lithographs, and photomechanical relief prints

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: L’Ymagier, 1895) Quarto; [3 ff.] 68 pp., plus plates; marbled paper boards, original publisher’s wrappers bound in (cream-colored four-flap cardboard folder).

Paris: L’Ymagier, 1895


Unidentified bookplate; Samuel Josefowitz, Lausanne, Switzerland, by whom given to MFA, May 22, 1989.

Credit Line

Gift from the Josefowitz Collection