Aspasie, Cléopatre, Théodora
Illustrated by Adolphe Giraldon (French, born in 1855), Engraved by Désiré Mathieu Quesnel (French, active 1869–1910), Author Henry Houssaye (French, 1848–1911), Publisher Société des Amis des Livres, Printer Chamerot et Renouard (French, active late 19th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Overall: 25.8 x 17.5 x 3.7 cm (10 3/16 x 6 7/8 x 1 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with color wood engravings
Not On View
(Paris: Les Amis des Livres, 1899) Quarto; [4 ff.] iv, 294 pp. [6 ff.], plus extra plates of engravings; contemporary half gilt-stamped and inlaid green morocco, marbled paper boards (Stroobants; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers bound in).
Portraits of three queens; decorative frontispiece and vignettes.
Paris: Les Amis des Livres, 1899
Yves Refoulé (bookplate); acquired in Paris in 1923 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent