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Le Fleuve

Illustrated by Edouard Manet (French, 1832–1883), Author Charles Cros (French, 1842–1888), Printer Auguste Delâtre (French, 1822–1907)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Artist & Book 177; Guérin, Manet, 63a-h


Overall: 28.9 x 25 x 0.9 cm (11 3/8 x 9 13/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with eight etchings with drypoint

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Librairie de l’Eau-Forte, 1874) Quarto; 15 pp.; original [publisher’s?] gilt-stamped half green morocco, green cloth boards, brass corners on lower cover (green cloth box).

Illustrations of river views: boats, water, birds, figures on riverbank.

Paris: Librairie de l’Eau-Forte, 1874


Heinrich Stinnes (d. 1932), Cologne (Lugt 1376a); April 7-9, 1938, posthumous Stinnes sale, Reinhold Puppel, Berlin, lot 535. 1963, sold by Henri M. Petiet (b. 1894 - d. 1980), Paris, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 19, 1963)

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund