Le musée pour rire--dessins par tous les caricaturistes de Paris
Illustrated by Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879), Illustrated by Paul Gavarni (Hippolyte Guillaume Sulpice Chevalier) (French, 1804–1866), Illustrated by Benjamin Roubaud (French, 1811–1847), Illustrated by J. J. Grandville (Isidore-Adolphe Gèrard) (French, 1803–1847), Illustrated by Frédéric Bouchot (French, active 1827–1860), Illustrated by Edmé Jean Pigal (French, 1798–1872), Illustrated by Jules-Joseph Bourdet (French, 1799–1869), Illustrated by Charles Joseph Traviès de Villers (Swiss, active in France, 1804–1859), Illustrated by Edouard Wattier (French, 1793–1871), Author Maurice Alhoy (French, 1802–1856), Author Louis Huart (French, 1813–1865), Author Charles Philipon (French, 1802–1862), Publisher Aubert [Firm] (French, 19th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Carteret III, 426-27; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 164
Overall (each vol.): 28.2 x 22.5 x 2.5 cm (11 1/8 x 8 7/8 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 98 lithographs and numerous wood engravings
Not On View
(Paris: Chez Aubert, 1839) Quarto, two vols.; unpaged [each vol.: 104 ff., plus 2 ff. advertisement]; original publisher’s pink (v. 1) and blue (v. 2) wrappers bound in contemporary half gilt-stamped red morocco, marbled paper boards.
Caricature portraits of domestic life.
Paris: Chez Aubert, 1839
William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent