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J.-L. Forain: l'homme et l'oeuvre

L'Art et les Artistes

Illustrated by Jean Louis Forain (French, 1852–1931), Author Gustave Geffroy (French, 1855–1926), Publisher Art et les Artistes (French, 20th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 29.8 x 20.5 x 0.5 cm (11 3/4 x 8 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated journal with numerous photomechanical halftone prints

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: L’Art et les Artistes, 1921) Quarto; [1 f.] pp. 49-88, plus 2 plates; original publisher’s printed wrappers (cream-colored manila folder, green cloth spine).

Reproductions of works by Forain.

Paris: L’Art et les Artistes, 1921


Acquired from Brentano's, New York, in 1922 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