Requires Photography

Scènes populaires dessinées à la plume

Illustrated by Henry Monnier (French, 1799–1877), Engraved by Chevauchet (French, active 1835–1850), Publisher Edouard Dentu (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brivois, p. 288


Overall: 22 x 15.2 x 4.8 cm (8 11/16 x 6 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: E. Dentu, 1864) Octavo; [2 ff.] 637 pp. [1 f.]; contemporary brown cloth, gilt-stamped red morocco spine label (original publisher’s printed wrappers bound in).

Literary scenes of daily life, portraits.

Paris: E. Dentu, 1864


Acquired in 1901 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