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Le livre d'heures de Louis Legrand

Illustrated by Louis Legrand (French, 1863–1951), Publisher Gustave Pellet (French, 1859–1919), Printer Chamerot et Renouard (French, active late 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, French Illustrated Book, 343


Overall: 22.5 x 16.4 x 3 cm (8 7/8 x 6 7/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 13 etchings and 200 photomechanical relief prints

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Gustave Pellet, 1898) Quarto; [2 ff.] 201 pp. [1 f.], plus plates; contemporary inlaid and painted dark brown morocco (Kauffmann; marbled paper slipcase).

Religious imagery.

Paris: Gustave Pellet, 1898


Meyer Brothers, New York (book label); acquired from George D. Smith, New York, in 1917 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