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Abrégé de l'histoire universelle, en figures, ou recueil d'estampes réprésentans les sujets les plus frappans de l'histoire

1785
Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Illustrated by Charles Monnet (French, 1732–after 1808), Illustrated by Pierre Duflos (French, born in 1751), Engraved by Pierre-Charles Baquoy (1759–1829), Engraved by Pierre Philippe Choffard (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Jean Louis Delignon (French, 1755–about 1804), Engraved by Charles-Eugène Duponchel (French, born in 1748), Engraved by Antoine Cosme Giraud (French, 1760–after 1796), Engraved by Jean Jacques Hubert (French, born in 1760), Engraved by Joseph C. Maillet (French, 1751–1811), Engraved by Charles Emmanuel Jean Baptiste Patas (French, 1744–1802), Author Jean-François Vauvilliers (French, 1737–1801)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 3

Dimensions

Overall (each vol.): 20.8 x 14.4 x 1.8 cm (8 3/16 x 5 11/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1343a-b

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 99 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Duflos le jeune, 1785) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 49 plates; [v. 2] 50 pls.; modern gilt-stamped half black morocco, marbled paper boards.

Illustrations drawn from classical and biblical history; engraved title and texts.


Paris: Duflos le jeune, 1785

Provenance

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