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Némésis médicale illustrée, recueil de satires

Illustrated by Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879), Engraved by A. Plon (French, 1800–1899), Author Antoine François Hippolyte Fabre (French, 1797–1854), Publisher Bureau de la Némésis Médicale (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Carteret III, 227-28; Brivois, p. 141; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 217; Bouvy, Daumier, 336-364.


Overall: 23.5 x 16.2 x 3.9 cm (9 1/4 x 6 3/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris, Bureau de la Némésis Médicale, 1840) Octavo, two vols. bound as one; (v. 1) xxxii, 278 pp.; (v. 2) 360 pp.; contemporary gilt-stamped brown morocco, marbled paper boards.

Satirical illustrations of the medical profession.

Paris: Bureau de la Némésis Médicale, 1840


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

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen