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Histoire de la Sainte Russie

1854 or later
Illustrated by Gustave Doré (French, 1832–1883), Engraved by Noël Eugène Sotain (French, born in 1816), Printer Lacour et Cie (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Carteret III, 293; Brivois, p. 128 (Bry ed.); Ray, French Illustrated Book, 243 (Bry ed.)


Overall: 29.9 x 20.8 x 1.8 cm (11 3/4 x 8 3/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 500 wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Lacour et Cie. [1854 or later]) Quarto; 207 pp.; nineteenth-century half gilt-stamped green morocco, marbled paper boards.

Caricature illustrations of events in Russian history.

Paris: Lacour et Cie [1854 or later]


Schoenhof & Moeller Foreign Books, Boston (label); acquired probably before 1907 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