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Physiologie de la femme la plus malheureuse du monde

1841
Illustrated by Henri Valentin (French, 1820–1855), Engraved by Predhomme (French, 19th century), Engraved by Alphonse Antoine Rose (French, 19th century), Author Edouard Lemoine (French, died in 1868), Publisher Aubert [Firm] (French, 19th century), Publisher Lavigne (French, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Vicaire VI, 601; Brivois, p. 328

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 9.4 x 1 cm (5 1/2 x 3 11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

41.321

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Aubert et Cie.; Lavigne [1841]) 32mo; 127 pp.; original publisher’s illustrated wrappers (cream-colored phase box).

Caricature vignettes of the “unhappiest woman in the world.”


Paris: Aubert et Cie.; Lavigne [1841]

Provenance

Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984), by whom given to MFA May 8, 1941.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Hofer, Esq.