Illustrated by Auguste Lepère (French, 1849–1918), Author Émile Goudeau (French, 1849–1906), Publisher Henri Béraldi (French, 1849–1931), Printer A. Lahure (French, late 19th–early 20th century), Printer Eugène Delâtre (French, 1854–1938), Binding by The Club Bindery (American, 1895–1909)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Ray, French Illustrated Book, 322; Carteret, Livres illustrés modernes, IV, 191
Overall: 26.6 x 18.4 x 2.9 cm (10 1/2 x 7 1/4 x 1 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 5 etchings and 43 wood engravings
Not On View
(Paris: Henri Beraldi, 1892) Octavo; xv, 175 pp., plus 5 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped red morocco, original publisher’s wrappers bound in (Club Bindery, 1898; marbled paper slipcase).
Illustrations of Parisian life in different times of day related to the seasons.
Paris: Henri Beraldi, 1892
Acquired in 1913 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent