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Physiologie de l'homme de loi

Illustrated by Louis Joseph Trimolet (French, 1812–1843), Illustrated by Théodore Maurisset (French, active 1834–1859), Illustrated by Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879), Engraved by Ecosse (French, 19th century), Engraved by Predhomme (French, 19th century), Engraved by Alphonse Antoine Rose (French, 19th century), Publisher Aubert [Firm] (French, 19th century), Publisher Lavigne (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brivois, p. 328; Bouvy, Daumier, 446-47


Overall: 14 x 9.2 x 1.3 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; 112 pp. [1 f.]; original publisher’s illustrated wrappers, bound in half gilt-stamped dark green morocco (faded), marbled paper boards.

Caricature illustrations of “men of law.”

Paris: Aubert et Cie; Lavigne [1841]


Docteur L.-J. Fournier (booklabel); W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen