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Zélis au bain. Poëme en quatre chants.

Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Author Alexandre Frédéric Jacque de Masson, marquis de Pezay (French, 1741–1777), Publisher Jules Lemonnyer (French, active late 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 22.3 x 15.4 x 1.4 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 13 photomechanical engravings [facsimile]

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

([Paris: J. Lemonnyer, 1883]) Octavo; [1 f.] 41 pp. [1 f.], plus 5 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped blue morocco (Launder & Pfister Co.; original publisher’s illustrated silk wrapper bound in).

Pastoral literary illustrations.

Paris: J. Lemonnyer, 1883


Acquired in 1903 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