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Physiologie de l'homme à bonnes fortunes

Illustrated by Marie-Alexandre Alophe (French, 1812–1883), Illustrated by Ange-Louis Janet (called Janet-Lange) (French, 1815–1872), Engraved by Anatole-Alfred Théodore Delangle (French, 19th century), Engraved by Predhomme (French, 19th century), Engraved by Alphonse Antoine Rose (French, 19th century), Author Edouard Lemoine (French, died in 1868), Publisher Aubert [Firm] (French, 19th century), Publisher Lavigne (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Vicaire VI, 604; Brivois, p. 328


Overall: 14 x 9.1 x 1 cm (5 1/2 x 3 9/16 x 3/8 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 (cream-colored phase box).

Caricature illustrations of a “Don Juan.”

Paris: Aubert et Cie.; Lavigne [1841]


Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984), by whom given to MFA May 8, 1941.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Hofer, Esq.