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Les Bohémiens. Ballet lyrique en 4 actes et 9 tableaux

Illustrated by Jules Chéret (French, 1836–1932), Illustrated by Henri-Julien Detouche (French, 1854–1913), Illustrated by Louis Galice (French, 19th century), Illustrated by Alfred Grévin (French, 1827–1892), Illustrated by Ferdinand Lunel (French, born in 1857), Illustrated by Louis Morin (French, 1855–1938)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 20.4 x 14.5 x 1.3 cm (8 1/16 x 5 11/16 x 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with lithographed cover and nine color lithographs, plus numerous photomechanical relief prints

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: E. Dentu & Cie., 1887) Octavo; [80 pp.], plus plates; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers.

Literary illustrations, featuring dancers.

Paris: E. Dentu & Cie., 1887


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