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Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre de Sebastien Le Clerc, chevalier romain, dessinateur & graveur du cabinet du Roi.

1774
Illustrated by Charles-Pierre Jombert (French, born in 1748/49), Engraved by Benoît-Louis Prévost (French, about 1735–about 1804), Author Charles Antoine Jombert (French, 1712–1784), Author Sébastien Leclerc (French, 1637–1714)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall (each vol., depth variable): 19.8 x 13.3 x 3.5 cm (7 13/16 x 5 1/4 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

BR728-729

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with one etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: l’Auteur [i.e., Jombert], 1774) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 209 leaves, plus 1 plate; [v. 2] 184 ll.; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf (rebacked).

Allegorical frontispiece with portrait of Leclerc.


Paris: l’Auteur [i.e., Jombert], 1774

Provenance

Author's[?] autograph presentation on preliminary leaf [recipient's name effaced]; contemporary ownership inscription on title; John Witt Randall (1813-1892); his sister Belinda L. Randall; her gift to Harvard College, from whom purchased by MFA, January 1898.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund, by exchange