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Ce brigand d'amour

Illustrated by Louis Legrand (French, 1863–1951), Author Joseph Gayda (French, 19th century), Publisher Ed. Monnier (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 22.7 x 16.7 x 2 cm (8 15/16 x 6 9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with eight etchings, photomechanical decorated initials and pictorial wrapper.

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Ed. Monnier et Cie., 1885) Octavo; [2 ff.] 108 pp., plus 8 plates; contemporary half orange cloth, marbled paper boards (Visinand; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers bound in).

Literary illustrations of seduction.

Paris: Ed. Monnier et Cie., 1885


Acquired in 1911 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