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Poëmes parisiens

Illustrated by Charles Jouas (French, 1866–1942), Engraved by Henri Pierre Paillard (French, 1844–1912), Author Émile Goudeau (French, 1849–1906), Publisher Henri Béraldi (French, 1849–1931), Printer A. Lahure (French, late 19th–early 20th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, French Illustrated Book, 348


Overall: 24.5 x 17.5 x 2.7 cm (9 5/8 x 6 7/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Henri Béraldi, 1897) Quarto; x p. [1 f.] 312 pp. [3 ff.]; contemporary half gilt-stamped brown morocco, marbled paper boards (Moulhac; original publisher’s printed wrappers bound in).

Scenes of Parisian life.

Paris: Henri Béraldi, 1897


Acquired in 1902 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent