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Les confessions

Illustrated by Tony Johannot (French, 1803–1852), Illustrated by Henri Baron (French, 1816–1885), Illustrated by Karl Girardet (French, 1813–1871), Illustrated by Eugène Laville (French, 1814–1869), Illustrated by Louis-Alexandre-Eustache Lorsay (French, born in 1822), Illustrated by Célestin François Nanteuil (French, 1813–1873), Illustrated by Eugène Battaille (French, born in 1817), Illustrated by Pierre Charles Comte (French, 1823–1895), Illustrated by Charles Geoffroy (French, 1819–1882), Illustrated by Charles Pinot (French, 1817–1874), Engraved by Brugnot (French, active about 1836–1873), Engraved by J. H. Caqué (French, died about 1885), Engraved by André Castan (French, 19th century), Engraved by V. Corbay (French, 19th century), Engraved by L. Deghouy (French, active 1840–1860), Engraved by A. Fity (French, 19th century), Engraved by Jean-Baptiste Amédée [Joannes] Guillaume (French, 1823–1893), Engraved by Octave Jahyer (French, born in 1826), Engraved by Héliodore Joseph Pisan (French, 1822–1890), Engraved by Predhomme (French, 19th century), Engraved by Alphonse Antoine Rose (French, 19th century), Engraved by Paul Constant Soyer (French, 1832–1903), Engraved by Lucjan Stypulkowski (Polish (active in France) 1806–1849), Engraved by Pierre Verdeil (French, born in 1812), Author Jean-Jacques Rousseau (French, 1712–1778), Publisher Barbier [firm] (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brivois, pp. 355-56


Overall: 29 x 20 x 4.3 cm (11 7/16 x 7 7/8 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Barbier, 1846) Octavo; [2 ff.] 547 pp., plus 28 plates, original publisher’s illustrated wrappers bound in; modern gilt-stamped red cloth.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Barbier, 1846


W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen