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Physiologie du provincial à Paris

1841 (?)
Woodcuts by Paul Gavarni (Hippolyte Guillaume Sulpice Chevalier) (French, 1804–1866), Engraved by Halley-Hiback (French, 19th century), Engraved by Théodore Maurisset (French, active 1834–1859), Engraved by Predhomme (French, 19th century), Engraved by Louis Tazzini (French, active 1840–1870), Author Pierre Durand (French, 1812–1861), Publisher Aubert [Firm] (French, 19th century), Publisher Lavigne (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brivois, p. 330.


Overall: 14.3 x 9.4 x 1.1 cm (5 5/8 x 3 11/16 x 7/16 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; 121 pp., plus 3 ff. catalogue; original publisher’s illustrated wrappers, rebound in half gilt-stamped green cloth, marbled paper boards.

Caricature illustrations relating to visitors to Paris from the “provinces.”

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.