L'Anti-Lucrèce, poëme sur la religion naturelle
Etched by Pierre François Tardieu (French, 1711–1771), Etched by Jean Baptiste Delafosse (French, 1721–1806), After Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Engraved by Jean Daullé (French, 1703–1763), After Hyacinthe François Rigau y Ros, called Hyacinthe Rigaud (French, 1659–1743), Author Cardinal Melchior de Polignac (French, 1661–1742?), Printer Hippolyte Louis Guerin (French, 18th century), Printer Jacques Guerin (French, 18th century), Printer Desaint & Saillant (French, 18th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 812
Overall: 22.2 x 15.2 x 5.5 cm (8 3/4 x 6 x 2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with one engraving and 14 etchings
Not On View
(Paris: [v. 1] Hippolyte-Louis Guerin and Jacques Guerin, [v. 2] Desaint & Saillant, 1749) Octavo, two vols. in one; [v. 1] 165 leaves, plus plate; [v. 2] 171 leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.
Frontispiece author portrait; decorative headpieces and vignettes
Paris: [v. 1] Hippolyte-Louis Guerin and Jacques Guerin, [v. 2] Desaint & Saillant, 1749
Acquired in 1925 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent