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Mademoiselle Mimi Pinson, profil de grisette

Illustrated by François Courboin (French, 1865–1926), Author Alfred de Musset (French, 1810–1857), Publisher Cent Bibliophiles (French, founded in 1895), Printer A. Lahure (French, late 19th–early 20th century), Binding by René Kieffer (French, 1876–1963)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 20.6 x 14.6 x 1.4 cm (8 1/8 x 5 3/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with color etching and aquatints

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Les Cent Bibliophiles, 1899) Octavo; [2 ff.] 74 pp. [1 f.], plus plates; contemporary half gilt-stamped green morocco (faded), green marbled boards (René Kieffer; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers bound in).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Les Cent Bibliophiles, 1899


Henry Hirsch; acquired from Blaizot, Paris, in 1923 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