Le Roman comique de Scarron
Engraved by Tiburce de Mare (French, 1840–1900), After Jean Baptiste Pater (French, 1695–1736), After Jacques Dumont (French, 1701–1781), Portrait(s) designed by Alexandre Joseph Desenne (French, 1785–1827), Author Paul Scarron (French, 1610–1660), Publisher Rouquette Libraire (French, 19th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Overall: 32.4 x 23.4 x 1.7 cm (12 3/4 x 9 3/16 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 18 etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: P. Rouquette, 1883) Quarto; [2 ff.] vii pp. [17 ff.], plus 1 plate; original publisher’s gilt- and black-stamped red cloth.
Reduced illustrations after paintings of literary subjects.
Paris: P. Rouquette, 1883
William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent