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Rabiâ el Kouloub, ou le printemps des coeurs--légendes sahariennes

Illustrated by Alphonse-Etienne Dinet (French, 1861–1929), Author Sliman Ben Ibrahim, Publisher Henri Piazza (French, 19th–20th centuries)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 23.5 x 17.9 x 3.3 cm (9 1/4 x 7 1/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with color lithographs

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: H. Piazza et Cie [L’Edition d’Art], 1902) Octavo; 175 pp. [2 ff.]; contemporary half gilt-stamped red morocco (Vauthrin; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers bound in).

Literary illustrations of North African motifs.

Paris: H. Piazza et Cie [L’Edition d’Art], 1902


Acquired in 1910 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