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Contes du Chat Noir (Le Printemps)

Illustrated by Louis Morin (French, 1855–1938), Illustrated by Henri Rivière (French, 1864–1951), Illustrated by Charles Henri Pille (French, 1844–1897), Illustrated by Henry Somm (French, 1844–1907), Illustrated by Albert Robida (French, 1848–1926), Illustrated by Fernand Fau (French, 19th century), Illustrated by Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen (French (born in Switzerland), 1859–1923), Illustrated by Louis Rémy Sabattier (French, 19th century), Illustrated by Georges Auriol (French, 1863–1938), Illustrated by Roedel (French, 1859–1900), Author Rodolphe Salis (French, 1851–1897), Publisher Edouard Dentu (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 23 x 14.5 x 2 cm (9 1/16 x 5 11/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical relief prints (wrappers in color)

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: E. Dentu, 1891) Octavo; xi, 328 pp.; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers (cream-colored phase box).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: E. Dentu, 1891


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