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Le Rêve

Illustrated by Carlos Schwabe (Swiss, active in France, 1866–1926), Illustrated by Lucien Marie Francois Métivet (French, 1863–about 1930), Author Émile Zola (French, 1840–1902), Publisher C. Marpon (French, 19th century), Publisher Ernest Flammarion (French, 1846–1936)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, French Illustrated Book, 373; Carteret, Livres illustrés modernes, IV, 413


Overall: 28.5 x 20.3 x 3 cm (11 1/4 x 8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous wood engravings and photomechanical relief prints

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Marpon et Flammarion [1892]) Quarto; [2 ff.] 335 pp.; original publisher’s pictorial silk boards (dark khaki cloth box).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Marpon et Flammarion [1892]


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