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Étrennes françoises, dédiées à la ville de Paris; pour I'année jubilaire du règne de Louis le bien-aimé

Illustrated by Gabriel de Saint-Aubin (French, 1724–1780), Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Engraved by Claude-Antoine de Littret (French, about 1735–1775), Engraved by Antoine Jean Duclos (French, 1742–1795), Engraved by Pierre Chenu (French, born in 1730), Portrait(s) designed by Antoine Coypel (French, 1661–1722), Engraved by Charles Simonneau (French, 1645–1728), Author Jean Raymond de Petity (French, 1724?–1780), Printer Pierre Guillaume Simon (French, 1722–1787)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 794


Overall: 24 x 17.7 x 1.5 cm (9 7/16 x 6 15/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with eight etching and engravings, plus inserted portrait

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Pierre Guillaume Simon, 1766) Quarto; 34 leaves, plus portrait and 8 plates; modern half gilt-stamped red morocco, red marbled paper boards.

Allegorical frontispiece with portrait of Louis XV, coats of arms, medallion scenes of events in king’s reign, allegory for king’s jubilee celebration.

Paris: Pierre Guillaume Simon, 1766


Acquired in 1924 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