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Chants et chansons populaires de la France. Première[-Troisième] Série.

Illustrated by Louis-Charles-Auguste Steinheil (French, 1814–1885), Illustrated by Louis Joseph Trimolet (French, 1812–1843), Illustrated by Charles François Daubigny (French, 1817–1878), Illustrated by Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier (French, 1815–1891), Illustrated by Gustave Staal (French, 1817–1882), Illustrated by Julien Léopold Boilly (French, 1796–1874), Illustrated by Édouard de Beaumont (French, 1821–1888)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Carteret III, 143-53; Brivois, pp. 94-96; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 232


Overall (each vol.): 27.7 x 18.1 x 2.7 cm (10 7/8 x 7 1/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: H.-L. Delloye; Librairie de Garnier, Frères, 1843) Quarto, three vols.; (v. 1) [4 ff.] eng. title, plus 28 livraisons of 4 ff. each; (v. 2) [4 ff.] eng. title, plus 28 livraisons of 4ff. each (includes a “double” livraison of La parodie de la vestale, of 10 ff.); (v. 3) [4 ff.] eng. title, plus 28 livraisons of 4 ff. each; late nineteenth-century gilt-stamped tan yellow-tan morocco (Riviere & Son).

Decorative illustrations of social scenes of various eras.

Paris: H.-L. Delloye; Librairie de Garnier, Frères, 1843


1905, acquired in London by William A. Sargent (1858-1936), Boston; 1937, bequeathed by Sargent to the MFA. (Accession date, November 17, 1937)

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent