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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 826-27 (second issue)

Dimensions

Overall: 23.1 x 17.2 x 1.5 cm (9 1/8 x 6 3/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1732

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved title, four etched plates, and four leaves of engraved music

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(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

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent