Cent proverbes...nouvelle édition revue et augmentée

about 1860
Illustrated by J. J. Grandville (Isidore-Adolphe Gèrard) (French, 1803–1847), Engraved by Barbant aîné (French, active 1840–1869), Engraved by Chevauchet (French, active 1835–1850), Engraved by Quichon (French, 19th century), Engraved by François Rouget (French, 19th century), Engraved by Lucjan Stypulkowski (Polish (active in France) 1806–1849), Engraved by Charles Tamisier (French, 19th century), Author Amédée Achard (French, 1814–1875), Author Taxile Delord (French, 1815–1877), Author Arnould Fremy (French, born in 1809), Author Emile Daurand Forgues (Old Nick) (French, 1813–1883), Publisher Garnier frères (French, 19th–20th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 27.5 x 19.1 x 5.8 cm (10 13/16 x 7 1/2 x 2 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous wood engravings, some hand-colored

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Garnier frères [about 1860]) Quarto; [2 ff.] 551 pp., plus 51 plates; contemporary blind- and gilt-stamped red cloth.

Caricature illustrations.

Paris: Garnier frères [about 1860])


William Sturgis Bigelow, Boston (1850-1926), by whom bequeathed to MFA about 1926; accessioned 1983.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection