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1760
Illustrated by François Boucher (French, 1703–1770), Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Engraved by Laurent Cars (French, 1699–1771), Engraved by Pierre Philippe Choffard (French, 1730–1809), Printer Christophe Jean-François Ballard (French, 1701–1765)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 205

Dimensions

Overall: 40.1 x 29 x 8 cm (15 13/16 x 11 7/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.2180

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

([Paris] Christophe-Jean-François Ballard, 1760) Large quarto; 290 leaves, plus frontispiece; modern gilt-stamped armorial dark blue morocco (Masson-Debonnelle).

Allegorical frontispiece; decorative fleurons, vignettes, initials, and tailpieces; heraldic illustrations


[Paris] Christophe-Jean-François Ballard, 1760

Provenance

Unidentified [royal?] armorial binding; Henri Chastes [bookplate]; 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