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Paris dansant

Illustrated by Adolphe Léon Willette (French, 1857–1926), Engraved by Vigna-Vigneron (French, active late 19th century), Author Georges Montorgueil (French, 1857–1933), Publisher Théophile Belin (French, active late 19th century), Printer Chamerot et Renouard (French, active late 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 29.3 x 20.8 x 3.9 cm (11 9/16 x 8 3/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with color-printed engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Théophile Belin, 1898) Quarto; [2 ff.] vii, 220 pp. [2 ff.], plus plates; contemporary gilt-stamped, inlaid citron morocco (Carayon; original publisher’s printed wrappers bound in).

Illustrations of Parisian life, centered on dancing.

Paris: Théophile Belin, 1898


Robert Hoe, New York (1839-1909); acquired in 1919 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent