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Physiologie du floueur

Illustrated by Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879), Illustrated by Alcide Joseph Lorentz (French, 1813–1891), Illustrated by Charles Vernier (French, 1831–1887), Illustrated by Louis Joseph Trimolet (French, 1812–1843), Engraved by Duffourc (French, 19th century), Engraved by A. Fity (French, 19th century), Engraved by J. Joret (French, 19th century), Engraved by Henri Pottin (French, 1820–1864), Engraved by Predhomme (French, 19th century), Author Charles Philipon (French, 1802–1862), Publisher Aubert [Firm] (French, 19th century), Publisher Lavigne (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brivois, p. 331; Bouvy, Daumier, 428-444


Overall: 14.2 x 9.3 x 3 cm (5 9/16 x 3 11/16 x 1 3/16 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 [1842]) 32mo; 121 pp. [2 ff.]; original publisher’s illustrated wrappers, bound within half beige cloth (red leather label), marbled paper boards.

Caricature illustrations of “swindlers.”

Paris: Aubert et Cie; Lavigne [1842]


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

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen