Paris ou le livre des cent-et-un (englisch)


(Paris, or the Book of the One Hundred and One), a serial (1831-34) in the tradition of the Parisian ‘tableaux’ which sketch out the social topography, the inhabitants and the manners of the metropolis in an amusing, often critical and satirical fashion through a variety of individual, snapshot observations. The serial's title illustration alludes to the tradition of moralist depiction..