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Portrait of Joris--Karl Huysmans

Illustration for book by Père Dom Besse. Joris Karl Huysmans

about 1917
Charles Emile Carlègle (French, 1877–1936)


Sheet: 20 x 15 cm (7 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Woodcut, proof

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



For Dombesse (Jean- Martial Besse) (Rev. Père Dom Besse) biography of Huysmans, 1917 (Published Paris: L’Art Catholique)


1980s, sold by Judith Pillsbury (dealer), Paris, to Sue Welsh Reed, Cambridge, MA; 2018, gift of Sue Welsh Reed to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 2018)

Credit Line

Gift of Sue Welsh Reed