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Roland furieux

Illustrated by Gustave Doré (French, 1832–1883), Engraved by Charles Barbant (French, died in 1922), Engraved by Antoine Bertrand (French, born in 1823), Engraved by Adolph Closs (German, 1840–1894), Engraved by A. Doms (French, active 1850–1879), Engraved by Adolphe Gusman (French, 1821–1905), Engraved by Henri-Théophile Hildebrand (French, 1824–1897), Engraved by Paul Jonnard-Pacel (French, active 1854–1895), Engraved by Charles de Laplante (French, died in 1903), Engraved by Fortuné Louis Méaulle (French, born in 1844), Engraved by Héliodore Joseph Pisan (French, 1822–1890), Engraved by Louis Sargent (French, 19th century), Author Lodovico Ariosto (Italian, 1474–1533), Publisher Louis-Christophe-François Hachette (French, 1800–1864)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, French Illustrated Book, 254; Leblanc, Doré, pp. 32-33; Malan, Doré, pp. 139-41, 237


Overall: 48.5 x 33.8 x 4.5 cm (19 1/8 x 13 5/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 618 wood engravings or gillotage photomechanical relief prints

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Hachette et Cie, 1879) Large folio; [2 ff.] viii, 658 pp., plus 81 plates; contemporary half gilt-stamped red morocco, red marbled paper boards.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Hachette et Cie, 1879


Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984), by whom given to MFA, November 13, 1941.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Hofer, Esq.