Hector Berlioz sa vie et ses oeuvres

Lithograph(s) by Henri Fantin-Latour (French, 1836–1904), Author Adolphe Jullien (French, 1845–1932), Publisher Librairie de l'Art

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, French Illustrated Book, 370; Hédiard 76-89


Overall: 31.2 x 23.5 x 5 cm (12 5/16 x 9 1/4 x 1 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 14 lithographs and numerous text illustrations

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Librairie de l’art, 1888) Quarto; 202 leaves; modern half gilt-stamped brown morocco, red and gold marbled paper boards (original paper wrappers bound in).

Original lithographs inspired by scenes from Berlioz operas and other compositions

Paris: Librairie de l’art, 1888


Acquired from a Boston bookshop in 1954 by Arthur E. Vershbow, by whom given to MFA, December 22, 2004

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur E. Vershbow