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The Decameron [Eight supplementary plates]

1893 or later
Illustrated by Louis Chalon (French, 1866–1940), Author Giovanni Boccaccio (Italian, 1313–1375)

Place of Publication: London, England


Overall (portfolio): 26.6 x 18.8 x 1 cm (10 1/2 x 7 3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Portfolio with eight photogravures

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(London: 1893 or later) 26.6 cm; [1 f., plus 8 plates, unbound]; original publisher’s half brown cloth portfolio, printed brown paper boards.

London: 1893 or later


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