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Les Bateaux de Paris

Illustrated by Eugène Béjot (French, 1867–1931), Illustrated by Charles Huard (French, 1875–1965), Engraved by Jacques Beltrand (French, born in 1874), Author Gustave Geffroy (French, 1855–1926), Publisher Ch. Bosse (French, active early 20th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 28.2 x 21.5 x 1.3 cm (11 1/8 x 8 7/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 14 etchings, 10 wood engravings, and etched cover design

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Ch. Bosse, 1903) Quarto; [2 ff.] 39 pp. [2 ff.]; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers and cardboard portfolio (tan cloth box, black morocco spine).

Illustrations of boats in Paris.

Paris: Ch. Bosse, 1903


Acquired in 1908 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