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Un cas de rupture

Illustrated by Eugène Courboin (French, 1851–about 1915), Designed by Octave Uzanne (1852–1931), Author Alexandre Dumas (French, 1802–1875), Publisher Albert Quantin (French, active late 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 32.5 x 22.9 x 2.2 cm (12 13/16 x 9 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical intaglio (heliogravure) prints

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Ancienne Maison Quantin, 1892) Large quarto; [2 ff.] 98 pp. [1 f.]; contemporary half gilt-stamped orange morocco, marbled paper boards, original publisher’s pictorial wrappers bound in (P. Affolter).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Ancienne Maison Quantin, 1892


Acquired in 1902 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent