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Sous bois. Nouvelle édition.

Illustrated by Hector Giacomelli (French, 1822–1904), Engraved by Berveiller (French, 19th century), Engraved by Eugène Froment (French, 19th century), Engraved by Fortuné Louis Méaulle (French, born in 1844), Engraved by François Rouget (French, 19th century), Author André Theuriet (French, 1833–1907), Publisher L. Conquet (French, 19th century), Publisher Georges Charpentier (French, 1846–1905)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Carteret, Livres illustrés modernes, IV, 378; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 289


Overall: 20.9 x 14.3 x 2.9 cm (8 1/4 x 5 5/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 78 wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: L. Conquet, G. Charpentier, 1883) Quarto; [2 ff.] xix, 269 pp. [1 f.]; contemporary half gilt-stamped brown morocco, marbled paper boards (original publisher’s illustrated paper wrappers bound in).

Illustrations of pastoral motifs.

Paris: L. Conquet, G. Charpentier, 1883


Acquired in 1902 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