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La Mouche

Illustrated by Adolphe Lalauze (French, 1838–1906), Portrait(s) designed by Charles Zacharie Landelle (French, 1812–1908), Author Alfred de Musset (French, 1810–1857), Publisher A. Ferroud (French, 19th century)


Overall: 24 x 16.2 x 2 cm (9 7/16 x 6 3/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 30 etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: A. Ferroud, 1892) Octavo; [3 ff.] xvi, 84 pp. [2 ff.]; contemporary half gilt-stamped dark blue morocco, blue marbled paper boards, original publisher’s pictorial wrappers bound in (P. Ruban).

Literary illustrations; author portrait.

Paris: A Ferroud, 1892


Acquired in 1904 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