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Son altesse la femme

Illustrated by Henri Gervex (French, 1852–1929), Illustrated by Juan Antonio Gonzàles (Spanish, active in France, born in 1842), Illustrated by Charles-Louis Kratke (French, 1848–about 1921), Illustrated by Albert Lynch (Irish (active in France) born in 1851), Illustrated by Adrien Moreau (French, 1843–1906), Illustrated by Félicien Rops (Belgian, 1833–1898), Etched by Eugène Gaujean (French, 1850–1900), Etched by Eugène Abot (French, 1836–1894), Etched by Adrien Jean Nargeot (French, born in 1837), Cover designed by Gustave Fraipont (Belgian, born in 1849), Author Octave Uzanne (1852–1931), Publisher Albert Quantin (French, active late 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 27.2 x 19.6 x 4 cm (10 11/16 x 7 11/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical intaglio and relief prints, most in color

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: A. Quantin, 1885) Quarto; [2 ff.] xii, 312 pp. [2 ff.], plus plates; contemporary half gilt-stamped red morocco, marbled paper boards (original publisher’s pictorial wrappers bound in).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: A. Quantin, 1885


Acquired in 1911 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