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Fêtes galantes

Illustrated by Alcide Théophile Robaudi (French, 1850–1928), Etched by X. Maccard (French, active early 20th century), Etched by Raoul Serres (active early 20th century), Author Paul Verlaine (French, 1844–1896), Publisher Charles Meunier (French, 1865–1940)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 30 x 22.8 x 3.7 cm (11 13/16 x 9 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved text and 48 color etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Charles Meunier, 1903) Quarto; [unpaged]; contemporary [original publisher’s?] gilt-stamped marbled calf (rose-colored cardboard slipcase).

Literary illustrations in the rococo manner.

Paris: Charles Meunier, 1903


Acquired from Le Prevost, Paris, in 1924 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