La Prix de la beauté, ou les couronnes

1760
Etched by Marie Thérèse Martinet (French, born about 1731), After Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), After Martinet (French, 18th–19th century), Author Pierre Thomas Gondot (French, 18th century), Publisher Pierre Delormel (French, 18th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 826 (first issue)

Dimensions

Overall: 22.2 x 16.9 x 2 cm (8 3/4 x 6 5/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1731

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 10 etchings and 45 engraved text and music plates

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: de Lormel, 1760) Quarto; 37 leaves, plus two engraved titles, four plates, and 25 engraved text leaves; modern gilt-stamped reddish-brown morocco.

Decorative engraved titles; pastoral illustrations; decorative vignettes; engraved music and text


Paris: de Lormel, 1760

Provenance

D. Bentum [Beutum?], sale Lucerne, Gilhofer & Ranschburg, 18 Nov. 1926; acquired at that sale 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