Illustrated by Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourg II (French (Alsace, active in Britain), 1740–1812), Engraved by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Engraved by Yves-Marie Le Gouaz (French, 1742–1816), Engraved by Antoine François Hemery (French, born in 1751), Engraved by Jean Jacques André Le Veau (French, 1729–1785), Engraved by Charles Louis Lingée (French, 1748–1819), Engraved by Nicholas Ponce (French, 1746–1831), Author Pierre-Fulcrand de Rosset (French, 1708–1788), Printer Imprimerie Royale
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 899; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 65
Overall: 26.1 x 21.2 x 4.5 cm (10 1/4 x 8 3/8 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 17 etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1774) Quarto; 173 leaves, plus 8 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.
Pastoral illustrations, decorative vignettes.
Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1774
Bouchard (inscription preliminary leaf); acquired in 1909 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent