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Une nuit de Cléopatre

1894
Illustrated by Paul Avril (French, 1849–1928), Author Théophile Gautier (French, 1811–1872), Preface by Anatole France (French, 1844–1924)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 24.5 x 16.2 x 2.2 cm (9 5/8 x 6 3/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1849

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 21 etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: A. Ferroud [Librairie des Amateurs], 1894) Octavo; [2 ff.] xx, 82 pp. [1 f.], plus 6 plates and 2 f. prospectus; contemporary half gilt-stamped inlaid blue morocco, marbled paper boards (original publisher’s pictorial wrappers bound in).

Literary illustrations.


Paris: A. Ferroud [Librairie des Amateurs], 1894

Provenance

Acquired in 1909 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