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Les heures de la femme à Paris

Pierre Vidal (French, 1849–1913), Publisher A. Lahure (French, late 19th–early 20th century), Printer Eugène Delâtre (French, 1854–1938)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 24 x 19 x 5 cm (9 7/16 x 7 1/2 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 96 etching and aquatints, some printed in colors (plus extra suite of early states printed in black)

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Librairie Lahure [Editions Boudet], 1903) Quarto; viii, 192 pp. [1 f.], plus extra suite of 96 plates and two-leaf publisher’s prospectus; gilt- and blind-stamped and inlaid red morocco (Canape; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers bound in; red marbled paper slipcase.

Illustrations of women’s lives in Paris.

Paris: Librairie Lahure [Editions Boudet], 1903


Acquired in New York in 1918 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