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Chez Victor Hugo par un passant

Illustrated by Maxime Lalanne (French, 1827–1886), Author Alphonse Lecanu (French, 19th century), Publisher Cadart et Luquet (French, active 1863–1867), Printer Auguste Delâtre (French, 1822–1907)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Bibliothèque Nationale, Inventaire 19th cen., v. 12, p. 272, no. 6


Overall: 24 x 16.1 x 1.8 cm (9 7/16 x 6 5/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 12 etchings.

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Cadart et Luquet, 1864) Octavo; [2 ff.] 68 pp., plus 12 plates; contemporary half gilt-stamped dark blue morocco, marbled paper boards (V. Champs; original printed publisher’s wrappers bound in).

Exterior and interior views of Victor Hugo’s house on Guernsey.

Paris: Cadart et Luquet, 1864


Ch. Morizet (booklabel); acquired in 1901 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