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Le Charivari illustré, album renfermant 500 vignettes sur bois par Cham, Daumier, Gavarni, &a.

about 1843
Illustrated by Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879), Illustrated by J. J. Grandville (Isidore-Adolphe Gèrard) (French, 1803–1847), Illustrated by Cham (French, 1819–1879), Illustrated by Paul Gavarni (Hippolyte Guillaume Sulpice Chevalier) (French, 1804–1866), Illustrated by Théodore Maurisset (French, active 1834–1859), Illustrated by Benjamin Roubaud (French, 1811–1847), Illustrated by Henri Pottin (French, 1820–1864), Illustrated by Louis Joseph Trimolet (French, 1812–1843), Engraved by J. Bara (French, born about 1812), Engraved by J. Birouste (French, 19th century), Engraved by Louis Henri Brévière (French, 1797–1869), Engraved by Brugnot (French, active about 1836–1873), Engraved by Prosper Adolphe Léon Cherrier (French, born in 1806), Engraved by (Alfred, Adèle, and Aglaé) Laisné (French, active 1835–1868), Engraved by Hippolyte Lavoignat (French, active 1835–1865), Engraved by Lesestre (French, active 1825–1878), Engraved by Louis [family] (French, 19th century), Engraved by Charles Maurand (French, 19th century), Engraved by Henri Désiré Porret (French, 1800–1867), Engraved by Quichon (French, 19th century), Engraved by François Rouget (French, 19th century), Engraved by Pierre Verdeil (French, born in 1812), Photogravure by Rémon (French, 19th century), Publisher Charivari (French, founded in 1832), Publisher Aubert [Firm] (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 36.4 x 26.5 x 1.3 cm (14 5/16 x 10 7/16 x 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated journal with numerous wood engravings, two lithographs, and one photomechanical relief print.

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Bureau du Charivari & chez Aubert & Cie. [about 1843]) Folio; 26 ff.; 20th century half gilt-stamped blue morocco, blue marbled boards (original publisher’s printed wrappers bound in).

Satirical illustrations.

Paris: Bureau du Charivari & chez Aubert & Cie. [about 1843]


W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen