Fables ou allégories philosophiques
Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Engraved by Charles Louis Lingée (French, 1748–1819), Engraved by Louis Joseph Masquelier (French, 1741–1811), Engraved by Nicholas Ponce (French, 1746–1831), Author Claude Joseph Dorat (French, 1734–1780), Publisher Delalain (firm) (18th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 313
Overall: 22.3 x 14.5 x 2.8 cm (8 3/4 x 5 11/16 x 1 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with five etching and engravings (two others added)
Not On View
(The Hague, and Paris: Delalain, 1772) Octavo; 103 leaves, plus 2 plates [two further plates added]; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.
Allegorical engraved title and frontispiece; decorative and literary fleuron, vignette, and tailpiece; author portrait added
The Hague, and Paris: Delalain, 1772
Acquired in 1930 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent