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L'enfant qui revient

Illustrated by Louis Malteste (French, 1862–1928), Author Elémir Bourges (French, 1852–1925), Publisher A. Romagnol (French, active early 20th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 26.8 x 17.9 x 2.1 cm (10 9/16 x 7 1/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 48 photomechanical[?] color lithographs[?]

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: A Romagnol [1905]) Quarto; [3 ff.] xl, 12 pp. [1 f.], plus plates (two sets of illustrations without text, one printed in colors, the other in black, bound in); contemporary publisher’s pictorial wrappers.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: A Romagnol [1905]


Frederick Halsey (donor's note in book); acquired from G.D. Smith, New York, in 1918 by Willaim A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent