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Paul et Virginie suivi de la chaumière indienne

Illustrated by Alexandre Joseph Desenne (French, 1785–1827), Engraved by Auguste Jean Bapt. Marie Blanchard (French, 1792–1849), Engraved by Jean-Pierre Larcher (French, 19th century), Engraved by Narcisse Lecomte (French, 1794–1882), Author Bernardin de Saint-Pierre (French, 1737–1814), Publisher Louis Janet (French, 1788–1840)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 18 x 10.9 x 2.7 cm (7 1/16 x 4 5/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 15 etchings and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Louis Janet [1823]) Duodecimo; viii, 393 pp. [1 f.]; nineteenth-century half gilt-stamped blue morocco, blue marbled paper boards (Bruyère).

Literary illustrations

Paris: Louis Janet [1823]


Acquired in Paris in 1907 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