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Le Temple de Gnide

1773
Illustrated by Charles Monnet (French, 1732–after 1808), Engraved by Jean Charles Baquoy (French, 1721–1777), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Isidore Stanislas Helman (French, 1743–1806), Engraved by Louis Joseph Masquelier (French, 1741–1811), Engraved by François Denis Née (French, 1735–1818), Engraved by Nicholas Ponce (French, 1746–1831), Author Charles-Pierre Colardeau (French, 1732–1776), Author Charles-Louis de Secondat Montesquieu (French, 1689–1755), Publisher Edmé-Jean Le Jay (French, died in 1797?)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 245-46

Dimensions

Overall: 22.2 x 15.2 x 1.3 cm (8 3/4 x 6 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

37.1377

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with eight etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Le Jay [1773]) Octavo; 53 leaves, plus title and 7 plates; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (Beet, Conduit St. [London?]).

Engraved title with portrait of Corneille; literary illustrations.


Paris: Le Jay [1773]

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