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Physiologie du flaneur

Illustrated by Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879), Illustrated by Théodore Maurisset (French, active 1834–1859), Illustrated by Marie-Alexandre Alophe (French, 1812–1883), Engraved by Badoureau (French, 19th century), Engraved by Halley-Hiback (French, 19th century), Engraved by Predhomme (French, 19th century), Engraved by Noël Eugène Sotain (French, born in 1816), Author Louis Huart (French, 1813–1865), Publisher Aubert [Firm] (French, 19th century), Publisher Lavigne (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brivois, p. 329; Bouvy, Daumier, 421-27


Overall: 14.1 x 9.3 x 1.2 cm (5 9/16 x 3 11/16 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; 126 pp. [1 f.]; original publisher’s illustrated wrappers, rebound in half gilt-stamped dark purple morocco, marbled paper boards.

Caricature illustrations of the “flaneur.”

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