Pastor Sang, Being the Norwegian Drama Over Ævne by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

Illustrated by Aubrey Beardsley (English, 1872–1898), Author Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson (Norwegian, 1832–1910), Translator William Wilson (about 1825–1846)

Object Place: London and New York


Height x width x depth: 17.8 x 11.9 x 1.7 cm (7 x 4 11/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

Illustrated book: beige cloth with black printed lettering and decoration. Frontispiece by Beardsley. The first book with a Beardsley frontispiece. Cover designed by Aymer Vallance. This is the first of Bjørnson’s two plays with the title Over aevne.


Lloyd and Vivian Hawes, Wellesley, MA; her bequest to MFA, June 2000.

Credit Line

The Lloyd and Vivian Hawes Collection