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Barabbas--paroles dans la vallée

Illustrated by Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen (French (born in Switzerland), 1859–1923), Author Lucien Descaves (French, 1861–1949), Publisher Eugène Rey (French, active early 20th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 20.5 x 16.3 x 2.7 cm (8 1/16 x 6 7/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical relief prints

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Eugène Rey, 1914) Octavo; 259 [1 f.]; contemporary half gilt-stamped brown morocco, marbled paper boards (for Scribner’s; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers bound in).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Eugène Rey, 1914


Acquired from Scribner's, New York, in 1913 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