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La charrue d'érable

Illustrated by Camille Pissarro (French (born in the Danish West Indies), 1830–1903), Engraved by Lucien Pissarro (French (active in England), 1863–1944), Engraved by Esther Pissarro (French, 1870–1951), Author Emile Moselly (French, 1870–1918), Publisher Livre contemporain (French, active early 20th century), Printer Eragny Press

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, French Illustrated Book, 394; Artist & Book 247; Genz, Eragny Press, EP31


Overall: 21.8 x 15.7 x 2 cm (8 9/16 x 6 3/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 44 color wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Le Livre Contemporain, 1912) Quarto; 105 pp. [1 f.], plus 12 plates; original publisher’s gilt-stamped limp green calf (cardboard box).

Scenes of rural life.

Paris: Le Livre Contemporain, 1912


Acquired from Maggs Bros., London, in 1927 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