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Paris à table

Illustrated by Bertall (French, 1820–1883), Engraved by J. Bara (French, born about 1812), Engraved by A. Baulant (French, 19th century), Engraved by J. H. Caqué (French, died about 1885), Engraved by André Castan (French, 19th century), Engraved by M. Deschamps (French, 19th century), Engraved by Diolot (French, 19th century), Engraved by Fauquinon (French, 19th century), Engraved by Alphonse Gérard (French, 19th century), Engraved by Adrien (Jacques Adrien) Lavieille (French, 1818–1862), Author Eugène Victor Briffault (French, 1799–1854), Publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel [P.-J. Stahl] (French, 1814–1886)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brivois, p. 64


Overall: 19.7 x 14.2 x 2 cm (7 3/4 x 5 9/16 x 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: J. Hetzel, 1846) Octavo; [3 ff.] iv, 184 pp.; nineteenth-century half gilt-stamped black morocco, marbled paper boards.

Humorous illustrations relating to food and dining.

Paris: J. Hetzel, 1846


Acquired at auction for 40 cents 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