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Physiologie du rentier de Paris et de province

Illustrated by Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879), Illustrated by Paul Gavarni (Hippolyte Guillaume Sulpice Chevalier) (French, 1804–1866), Illustrated by Henry Monnier (French, 1799–1877), Illustrated by Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier (French, 1815–1891), Engraved by Fauquinon (French, 19th century), Engraved by Jules Gagniet (French, 19th century), Engraved by Adrien (Jacques Adrien) Lavieille (French, 1818–1862)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brivois, p. 330; Bouvy, Daumier, 561-69


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: P. Martinon, 1841) 32mo; 127 pp.; original publisher’s illustrated wrappers, rebound in half gilt-stamped brown morocco, marbled paper boards.

Caricature illustrations of renters.

Paris: P. Martinon, 1841


W. G. Russell Allen (1882-1955), Boston; 1964, bequeathed by Russell Allen to the MFA. (Accession date: June 8, 1964)

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen