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Les Chats...cinquième édition

Illustrated by Edouard Manet (French, 1832–1883), Illustrated by J. M. Burbank (English, active 1825–1872), Illustrated by Marie Champfleury (French, 19th century), Illustrated by Victor Gerusez, called Crafty (French, 1840–1906), Illustrated by Amand Désiré Gautier (French, 1825–1894), Illustrated by Louis-Eugène Lambert (French, 1825–1900), Author Champfleury (French, 1821–1889), Publisher Jules Rothschild (French, born in 1838), Printer Alfred Cadart (French, 1828–1875)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brivois, p. 94; Harris (Manet) 65, Guérin 53, Fisher 52


Overall: 21.6 x 15.8 x 3.5 cm (8 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with five etchings, one chromolithograph, two hand-colored wood engravings, and numerous wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: J. Rothschild, 1870) Octavo; [1 f.] xiv, 332 pp.; contemporary half gilt-stamped brown morocco, blind-stamped brown cloth.

Illustrations of cats, in art and drawn from life.

Paris: J. Rothschild, 1870


W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1881-1955), by whom bequeathed to the MFA, June 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen