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Les Pantins de Paris

Illustrated by Jean Louis Forain (French, 1852–1931), Author Gustave Coquiot (French, 1865–1926), Publisher Auguste Blaizot (French, active early 20th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 30.3 x 21.7 x 2.5 cm (11 15/16 x 8 9/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous softground etchings, some printed in color

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Auguste Blaizot, 1920 [i.e., 1921]) Quarto; [2 ff.] 160 pp. [1 f.]; original publisher’s printed wrappers.

Illustrations of Parisian types.

Paris: Auguste Blaizot, 1920 [i.e., 1921]


Acquired in 1921 from the publisher 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