La Prix de la beauté, ou les couronnes
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
Cohen-de Ricci 826-27 (second issue)
Overall: 23.1 x 17.2 x 1.5 cm (9 1/8 x 6 3/4 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with engraved title, four etched plates, and four leaves of engraved music
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(Paris: de Lormel, 1760) Quarto; 37 leaves, plus 5 plates and four leaves of engraved music; contemporary gilt-stamped speckled brown calf.
Engraved decorative title; pastoral illustrations; engraved music
Paris: de Lormel, 1760
Possible old signature (upside-down) on verso of last leaf; acquired in 1924 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent