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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), Publisher A. Ferroud (French, 19th century)


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