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Le Nouveau Testament, en latin et en français

1793–98
Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Engraved by Pierre-Charles Baquoy (1759–1829), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Robert de Launay (French, 1754–1814), Engraved by Jean Louis Delignon (French, 1755–about 1804), Engraved by Remi Henri Joseph Delvaux (French, 1748/50–1823), Engraved by A. B. Duhamel (French, 1736–after 1800), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Michel Dupréel (French, active 1787–1817), Engraved by E. A. Giraud l'ainé (French, 18th century), Engraved by François Godefroy (French, 1743–1819), Engraved by Louis Michel Halbou (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Jean Jacques Hubert (French, born in 1760), Engraved by Vincent Marie Langlois (French, born in 1756), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Engraved by Jacques-Louis Petit (French, 1760–about 1812), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Engraved by N. Thomas (French, about 1750–about 1812), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Tilliard (French, 1740–1823), Engraved by Philippe Trière (French, 1756–about 1815), Publisher Saugrain [firm] (French, late 18th century), Printer Pierre François Didot (French, 1731–1793)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 756

Dimensions

Overall (each vol., depth variable): 24.5 x 17 x 4.5 cm (9 5/8 x 6 11/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.1912a-e

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 111 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Didot jeune, for Saugrain, 1793[-1798]) Octavo, five vols.; [v. 1] 169 leaves, plus plates; [v. 2] 105 ll., plus pls.; [v. 3] 174 ll., plus pls.; [v. 4] 133 ll., plus pls.; [v. 5] 177 ll., plus pls.; contemporary[?] gilt-stamped blue morocco.

Illustrations of scenes from the New Testament.


Paris: Didot jeune, for Saugrain, 1793[-1798]

Provenance

Thomas Philip, Earl of Grey [armorial bookplate]; acquired in 1923 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