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Physiologie de la lorette

Illustrated by Paul Gavarni (Hippolyte Guillaume Sulpice Chevalier) (French, 1804–1866), Engraved by Cosson (French, 19th century), Engraved by Ecosse (French, 19th century), Engraved by Halley-Hiback (French, 19th century), Engraved by Henri Pottin (French, 1820–1864), Author Maurice Alhoy (French, 1802–1856), Publisher Aubert [Firm] (French, 19th century), Engraved by Lavigne (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brivois, p. 328


Overall: 14 x 9.2 x 1.2 cm (5 1/2 x 3 5/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Aubert et Cie; Lavigne [1841]) 32mo; 127 pp.; original publisher’s illustrated wrappers, bound in half gilt-stamped brown morocco, marbled paper wraps.

Caricature illustrations.

Paris: Aubert et Cie; Lavigne [1841]


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

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen