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Author
MONNIER, Henri.
Title
Vignettes pour Chansons de Béranger. [Illustrations for the book : Chansons by Béranger]
Published
[Circa 1828]
Description
1 vol. in-8 oblong. Quarter binding in blue calf over marbled boards; title and author in gilt to spine; marbled endpapers; some wear top head and tail of spine; 88 water-colour plates which illustrate the 'Chansons de Béranger', some with printed legends underneath. An edition was published by Baudouin in 1828, and the bibliography Vicaire announce 40 etchings by Monnier. Monnier was a great admirer of the works of Beranger. Beranger was the most frequently illustrated writer of the period.

1 vol. in-8 oblong. Demi-veau bleu, filets dorés au dos, titre et auteur dorés. Dos frotté. Réunion de 88 planches coloriées illustrant les Chansons de Béranger et portant une légende imprimée. Une édition des Chansons de Béranger parait chez Baudouin en 1828, Vicaire y annonce 40 lithographies de Monnier. Exemplaire monté sur onglets et grand de marges. Excepté le premier feuillet uniformément et légèrement roussi, le reste des planches est blanc.

Coloured plates in order:

1. La Bacchaute.
2. Ma Grand mere.
3. Le tailleur et la fee.
4. La Mere avengle.
5. L'Avengle de Bagnolet.
6. La bourie Vieille.
7. Les Cartea.
8. Le Violon brise.
9. Les deux Grenadiers.
10. Suite de l'amour.
11. l'Exile.
12. [no caption] Postman shares a drink with a young maiden.
13. [no caption] Old man sitting in a bedroom chair.
14. [no caption] Wealthy man sits by a fire, while a man brings him a ledger book.
15. [no caption] Elderly man telling stories to a group of young children.
16. Vieux habits! Vieux Galous.
17. Le Nouveau Divgerre. (?)
18. La Bouquetiere et Le Croquement.
19. L'hiver.
20. Requiere des Chiens de quxite (?)
21. Le vieux Sergent.
22. Les souvenirs du peuple.
23. Le Maitre d'Ecole.
24. L'Habit de Cour.
25. Les hirondelles.
26. Le Roi d'Yvetotd.
27. Le petit homme grics.
28. Le bon Vieilbourd.
29. Le Grenier.
30. Bon Vin et Fillette.
31. Les Gueux.
32. la Vivandiere.
33.La Chatte.
34. Le Voyageur.
35. Ce n'est plus Lisette.
36. La bourre fille.
37. L'Officier.
38. La maitresse du Roi.
39. Le Matelot Breton.
40. Le Chapelet du Bonhomme.
41. Madame Gregoirs.
42. Mon Carnarval.
43. Je suis Menetrier.
44. La Nourrice.
45. La Lecon de Lecture.
46. La derniere Fee.
47. Les Bois.
48. Le Savant.
49. Au Galop.
50. Le Saint.
51. Les Violettes.
52. La pluie.
53 Deprofondin. (?)
54. Ma Canne.
55. Le Chasseur.
56. Les Vendanges.
57. Le Septuagenaire.
58. L'Education des Demoiselles.
59. Le Senateurs.
60. La Marquise de Retintaille.
61. La Couronne retrouvee.
62. Mon Jardin.
63. [no caption] A Lawyer speaking with his client (?)
64. Le commencement du Voyage.
65. Roger Bouremce.
66. Le vieux Celibataire.
67. La Gaudriole.
68. [no caption] Ladies seated and standing.
69. [no caption] Judges.
70. [no caption] A group of people.
71. [no caption] Wealthy man and tradesman and servant.
72. [no caption] A group of women.
73. [no caption] A group of men.
74. [no caption] Lady and a Musician.
75. [no caption] Slaves being whipped (?)
76. [no caption] A man at a drawing board.
77. [no caption] An elderly lady sitting at a table.
78. [no caption] A group of wealthy men and women.
79. [no caption] A man asleep under a tree (?)
80. [no caption] The depiction of 'Death', complete with sythe next to man on his hands and knees.
81. [no caption] A man sitting in a chair surrounded by men and a woman.
82. [no caption] Man sitting in a chair with a liveried servant walking away.
83. Chacun son gout.
84. Les Benedictions.
85. [no caption] Man in a chair etc.
86. [no caption] Man, seated at a table of fine food and drink.
87. [no caption] Man seated on a lounge chair with a tradesman.
88. [no caption] Two friends, one seated, reading a Journal, the other seated at a table with food and drink upon it, pouring out a glass of wine.
References
Ray, The Art of the French Illustraterd Book p.134.
Hand coloured plates
88
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Category
Caricatures, Culture/Lifestyle, France, Monnier
Value
$0-5,000
Stock ID
1355