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On ne badine pas avec l'amour: proverbe en 3 actes

Illustrated by Louis Morin (French, 1855–1938), Author Alfred de Musset (French, 1810–1857), Publisher L. Conquet (French, 19th century), Printer A. Lahure (French, late 19th–early 20th century), Binding by René Kieffer (French, 1876–1963)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 26.7 x 18.4 x 2.1 cm (10 1/2 x 7 1/4 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 35 color lithographs

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: L. Conquet [L. Carteret et Cie], 1904) Quarto; [2 ff.] 126 ff. [1 f.]; contemporary half gilt- and inlaid stamped brown morocco (René Kieffer; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers and 6 ff. prospectus bound in).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: L. Conquet [L. Carteret et Cie], 1904


Acquired from Blaizot, Paris, in 1924 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