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Les amours d'Ismene et d'Ismenias

Manner of Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Author Pierre-François Godart de Beauchamps (French, 1689–1761), Printer Antoine Urbain Coustelier (French, died in 1763)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet II, 1113; Cohen-de Ricci 123


Overall: 15.7 x 9.7 x 1.6 cm (6 3/16 x 3 13/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with four engravings, plus vignettes

Not On View


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(The Hague [i.e., Paris: Coustelier]: 1743) Octavo; 52 leaves, plus plates; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Engraved title, vignettes, and three illustrations.

The Hague [i.e., Paris: Coustelier]: 1743


Ownership initials on preliminary leaf dated 1780; acquired in 1924 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