Des Chats: Images Sans Paroles (Some Cats: Pictures Without Words)

Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen (French (born in Switzerland), 1859–1923), Publisher Ernest Flammarion (French, 1846–1936)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Crauzat 598; Artist and the Book 293


Overall: 44.7 x 31 x 1.5 cm (17 5/8 x 12 3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illlustrated book containing numerous gillotypes after drawings, plus color lithograph cover

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Ernest Flammarion [1898?]) Folio; 28 leaves; half gray cloth, original artist’s color lithograph boards.

Illustrations of cats, with accompanying people, other animals, etc.

Paris: Ernest Flammarion [1898?]


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