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Ilsée, princesse de Tripoli

Illustrated by Alphonse Maria Mucha (Czech, 1860–1939), Illustrated by Alexandre-Louis-Marie Charpentier (French, 1856–1909), Author Robert de Flers (French, 1872–1927), Publisher Henri Piazza (French, 19th–20th centuries)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, French Illustrated Book, 366


Overall: 33.1 x 26.2 x 2.3 cm (13 1/16 x 10 5/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 132 color lithographs, plus initials and decorations

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: H. Piazza et Cie. [L’Edition d’Art], 1897) Folio; [5 ll.], pp. 1-52, [2 ll.], pp. 53-94, [2 ll.], pp. 95-128, [4 ll.]; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped half green-brown morocco, green marbled paper boards (original artist-designed green paper wraps bound in).

Literary illustrations; decorative borders, etc.

Paris: H. Piazza et Cie. [L’Edition d’Art], 1897


Acquired in 1910 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