Physiologie du lion
Illustrated by Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879), Illustrated by Paul Gavarni (Hippolyte Guillaume Sulpice Chevalier) (French, 1804–1866), Engraved by Adrien (Jacques Adrien) Lavieille (French, 1818–1862), Engraved by Louis [family] (French, 19th century), Author Felix Deriège (French, 1810–1872), Publisher J. Delahaye (French, 19th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Brivois, p. 331; Bouvy, Daumier, 420i
Overall: 14 x 9.1 x 1.1 cm (5 1/2 x 3 9/16 x 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with numerous wood engravings
Not On View
(Paris: J. Delahaye, 1842) 32mo; [2 ff.] 120 pp. [1 f.]; original publisher’s illustrated wrappers, bound in half gilt-stamped brown morocco, marbled paper boards.
Caricature illustrations of social “lions.”
Paris: J. Delahaye, 1842
W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 8, 1964.
Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen