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1795
Portrait(s) designed by Hyacinthe François Rigau y Ros, called Hyacinthe Rigaud (French, 1659–1743), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Michel Dupréel (French, active 1787–1817), Author Jean de La Fontaine (French, 1621–1695), Publisher Bozerian (French), Printer Pierre Didot (French, 1761–1853)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 573

Dimensions

Overall (each vol.): 13.6 x 8.5 x 2.2 cm (5 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1875a-b

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: P. Didot l’aîné, for Bozerian, l’an III [1795]) Duodecimo, two vols.; [v. 1] 127 leaves; [v. 2] 142 leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped red morocco.

Author portrait.


Paris: P. Didot l’aîné, for Bozerian, l’an III [1795]

Provenance

Acquired in 1906 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