Requires Photography

Fables choisies pour les enfants

Illustrated by Maurice Boutet de Monvel (French, 1851–1913), Author Jean de La Fontaine (French, 1621–1695), Printer and Publisher E. Plon, Nourrit & Cie.

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 23 x 27.3 x 1.3 cm (9 1/16 x 10 3/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed book with color photo-relief Illustrations

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: E. Plon, Nourrit et Cie., 1893) Oblong quarto; 48 pages, plus publisher’s advertisement; original publisher’s gilt- and black-stamped illustrated brown cloth boards.

Illustrations to La Fontaine’s fables.

Paris: E. Plon, Nourrit & Cie., 1893


Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb, by whom given to MFA, March 11, 1970.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb