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Antar--poème héroïque arabe

Illustrated by Alphonse-Etienne Dinet (French, 1861–1929), Publisher Henri Piazza (French, 19th–20th centuries)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 33.2 x 26.4 x 3 cm (13 1/16 x 10 3/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous photomechanical color intaglio prints

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: H. Piazza et Cie [L’Edition d’Art], 1898) Quarto; [5 ff.] 125 pp. [3 ff.], plus plates; contemporary half gilt-stamped brown morocco, marbled paper boards (original publisher’s pictorial wrappers bound in).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: H. Piazza et Cie [L’Edition d’Art], 1898


Acquired in 1910 ("Hollingsworth Sale / [Libbie's?] auction") 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