Physiologie du poëte

1841
Illustrated by Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879), Engraved by J. Birouste (French, 19th century), Engraved by Pierre Verdeil (French, born in 1812), Author Edmond Auguste Texier (French, 1816–1887), Publisher Jules Laisné (French, 19th century), Publisher Aubert [Firm] (French, 19th century), Publisher Lavigne (French, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Vicaire VI, 611; Brivois, p. 329; Bouvy, Daumier, 459-501

Dimensions

Overall: 14.3 x 9.3 x 1.1 cm (5 5/8 x 3 11/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.327

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Jules Laisné; Aubert et Ce; Lavigne, 1841) 32mo; 124 pp. [2 ff.]; original publisher’s illustrated paper wrappers, rebound in half gilt-stamped green cloth, marbled paper boards.

Caricature illustrations of a “poet.”

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Hofer, Esq.