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Physiologie du Robert-Macaire

1842
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

Catalogue Raisonné

Brivois, p. 330; Bouvy, Daumier, 570-93

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 9 x 1.3 cm (5 1/2 x 3 9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

64.772

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(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

Provenance

W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen