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Le Théâtre

Paris vivant--Le Théâtre

Illustrated by Auguste Lepère (French, 1849–1918), Illustrated by Auguste Gérardin (French, born in 1849), Illustrated by L. Moulignié (French, 19th century), Illustrated by Louis Tinayre (French, born in 1861), Engraved by Clemént Bellenger (French, 1851–1898), Engraved by Pierre François Félix Noël (French, 19th century), Engraved by Henri Pierre Paillard (French, 1844–1912), Engraved by Jean Julien Tinayre (French, 1859–1923), Engraved by Eugène Dété (French, 1848–1922), Author Francisque Sarcey (French, 1827–1899), Publisher Société Artistique du Livre Illustré, Printer A. Lahure (French, late 19th–early 20th century), Printer Auguste Delâtre (French, 1822–1907), Printer Eugène Delâtre (French, 1854–1938)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 23.2 x 16 x 1.3 cm (9 1/8 x 6 5/16 x 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 3 etchings and 32 wood engravings.

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Société Artistique du Livre Illustré, 1893) Octavo; 63 pp. [1 f.], plus 3 plates; original publisher’s printed parchment wrappers (cream-colored phase box).

Illustrations of Paris theatrical life.

Paris: Société Artistique du Livre Illustré, 1893


Acquired in 1925 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