Le Paradis terrestre, poeme imité de Milton. Nouvelle édition
Le Prix alternatif entre les belle lettres & les sciences
Etched by Louise Le Daulceur (French, 18th century), After Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), After Jean Baptiste Marie Pierre (French, 1713–1789), After Pierre-Louis Durand (French, 18th century), Engraved by Jacques Nicolas Tardieu (French, 1716–1791), After Mademoiselle Loir (French, died in 1752), Author Madame Marie-Anne Du Boccage (French, 1710–1782)
Place of Manufacture: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 328 ("London" edition)
Overall: 20 x 12.7 x 2.5 cm (7 7/8 x 5 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with one engraving and eight etchings
Not On View
(Amsterdam [i.e., Paris]: 1748) Octavo; 64 leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped brown calf. BOUND with Mme Du Boccage’s translation of Pope and her Amazones (37.1410.2-3).
Portrait frontispiece, decorative vignettes, and series of headpieces related to Adam and Eve, inspired by Milton
Amsterdam [i.e., Paris]: 1748
Acquired in 1908 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent