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Charles IX, ou l'école des rois, tragédie

Illustrated by Antoine Borel (French, 1734–after 1810), Engraved by Jean Louis Delignon (French, 1755–about 1804), Engraved by Louis S. Berthet (French, active from 1775–1806), Portrait(s) designed by C. Lefebvre (French, active end of 18th century), Engraved by Louis Alexandre Boutelou (French, born in 1761), Author Marie-Joseph Chénier (French, 1764–1811), Publisher Martin Bossange (French, 1765–1865), Printer Pierre François Didot (French, 1731–1793)

Place of Publication: Paris, France; Place of Publication: Nantes, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 232


Overall: 21.4 x 13.8 x 2.5 cm (8 7/16 x 5 7/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with three etching and engravings, plus an added portrait

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Bossange et compagnie, and Nantes: Louis, 1790) Octavo; 134 leaves, plus three plates; contemporary [original?] red paste-paper wrappers.

Dramatic illustrations.

Paris: Bossange et compagnie, and Nantes: Louis, 1790


Acquired in 1929 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