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Fables

1799
Illustrated by Joseph Marie Flouest (French, 1747–1833), Engraved by Charles Étienne Gaucher (French, 1741–1804), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Racine (French, born in 1747), Portrait(s) designed by L. Villers (French, active 1780–1800), Author Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian (French, 1755–1794), Publisher Guillaume (French, active early 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 399

Dimensions

Overall: 13.4 x 8.7 x 2 cm (5 1/4 x 3 7/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1595

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Guillaume, an VII [1799]) 18mo; 107 leaves, plus 6 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.

Literary illustrations; author portrait.


Paris: Guillaume, an VII [1799]

Provenance

Acquired in 1916 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