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Carnavals parisiens

Louis Morin (French, 1855–1938), Publisher Montgredien et Cie. (French, 19th century), Publisher Librairie Illustrée (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Carteret, Livres illustrés modernes, IV, 294; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 347


Overall: 19.3 x 14.6 x 2.9 cm (7 5/8 x 5 3/4 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous photomechanical relief and color lithographed prints

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Montgredien et Cie., Librairie Illustrée [1898]) Octavo; [3 f.] x pp. [1 f.] 186 pp. [1 f.]; contemporary half gilt-stamped brown morocco, marbled paper boards (original publisher’s illustrated wrappers and advertisement bound in).

Illustrations of contemporary carnival celebrations, dances, and parades.

Paris: Montgredien et Cie., Librairie Illustrée [1898]


Acquired in 1903 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