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L'Abbé Constantin

Illustrated by Mme Madeleine Lemaire (French, 1845–1928), Author Ludovic Halévy (French, 1834–1908), Publisher Calmann-Lévy (French, 19th–early 20th century), Publisher Boussod, Valladon et Cie. (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 26.2 x 18.8 x 3.2 cm (10 5/16 x 7 3/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical color relief prints

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Calmann Lévy; Boussod, Valadon et Cie., 1888) Quarto; 215 pp. [1 f.], plus plates; contemporary half gilt-stamped red morocco, marbled paper boards.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Calmann Lévy; Boussod, Valadon et Cie., 1888


Acquired in 1899 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