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Physiologie de la portière

Illustrated by Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879), Engraved by Louis Tazzini (French, active 1840–1870), Engraved by Emile Deschamps (French, 19th century), Engraved by Halley-Hiback (French, 19th century), Engraved by Predhomme (French, 19th century), Author James Rousseau (French, 1797–1849), Publisher Aubert [Firm] (French, 19th century), Publisher Lavigne (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brivois, p. 328; Bouvy, Daumier, 502-60


Overall: 14.2 x 9.2 x 0.8 cm (5 9/16 x 3 5/8 x 5/16 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; 119 pp. [1 f.], plus 3 ff. catalogue; original publisher’s illustrated wrappers (cream-colored phase box).

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