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L'Anti-Lucrèce, poëme sur la religion naturelle

1749
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

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 812

Dimensions

Overall: 22.2 x 15.2 x 5.5 cm (8 3/4 x 6 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2347

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with one engraving and 14 etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(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

Provenance

Acquired in 1925 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