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Les a propos de la folie, ou chansons grotesques, grivoises et annonces de parade

1776
Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Engraved by Pietro Antonio Martini (Italian, 1738–1797), Author Pierre Laujon (French, 1727–1811)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 604

Dimensions

Overall: 19.6 x 13.5 x 2.4 cm (7 11/16 x 5 5/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1766

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with etched and engraved title and three etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

([Paris] 1776) Octavo; 162 leaves, plus title and one plate; modern gilt-stamped half green morocco, green and brown marbled paper boards.

Decorative title; literary illustrations; musical scores.


[Paris] 1776

Provenance

Acquired in 1905 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