Physiologie du Robert-Macaire
Illustrated by Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879), Engraved by J. Birouste (French, 19th century), Engraved by A. Fity (French, 19th century), Engraved by Pierre Verdeil (French, born in 1812), Author Pierre-Joseph Rousseau (French, 1797–1849), Publisher Jules Laisné (French, 19th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Brivois, p. 330; Bouvy, Daumier, 570-93
Overall: 14 x 9 x 1.3 cm (5 1/2 x 3 9/16 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with numerous wood engravings
Not On View
(Paris: Jules Laisné, 1842) 32mo; 106 pp. [1 f.], plus 10 ff. catalogue; original publisher’s illustrated wrappers, bound in half gilt-stamped brown morocco, marbled paper wrappers.
Caricature illustrations of an everyman figure popularized by Daumier.
Paris: Jules Laisné, 1842
W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 8, 1964.
Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen