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Petites misères de la vie conjugale

1846
Illustrated by Bertall (French, 1820–1883), Engraved by A. Beuglet (French, 19th century), Engraved by M. Deschamps (French, 19th century), Engraved by Diolot (French, 19th century), Engraved by Ecosse (French, 19th century), Engraved by Guiller (French, 19th century), Engraved by Octave Jahyer (French, born in 1826), Engraved by Adrien (Jacques Adrien) Lavieille (French, 1818–1862), Engraved by Pauquinon (French, 19th century), Engraved by François Pierdon (French, 1821–1904), Engraved by Auguste Pontenier (French, 19th century), Engraved by Predhomme (French, 19th century), Engraved by F. Roch (French, 19th century), Engraved by Noël Eugène Sotain (French, born in 1816), Engraved by Paul Constant Soyer (French, 1832–1903), Engraved by Charles Tamisier (French, 19th century), Engraved by Pierre Verdeil (French, born in 1812), Author Honoré de Balzac (French, 1799–1850), Publisher Chlendowski (French, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Carteret, III, p. 48; Brivois, pp. 30-31; Ray, French Illustrated Books, 222

Dimensions

Overall: 23.8 x 17.3 x 2.8 cm (9 3/8 x 6 13/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1802

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Chez Chlendowski [1846]) Octavo; [3 ff.] ii, 389 [of 392] pp. [lacking frontispiece and 49 full-page plates; pp. i-ii and half-title bound after p. 188]; late nineteenth-century half gilt-stamped brown morocco, marbled paper boards (Thivet).

Literary, caricature illustrations.


Paris: Chez Chlendowski [1846]

Provenance

Acquired in 1913 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