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Les cent nouvelles nouvelles

Engraved by Gilliam Willem van der Gouwen (Dutch, 1650–about 1720), Engraved by Jan van Vianen (Dutch, about 1660–about 1726), Engraved by Lorenz Scherm (Dutch, active around 1700), After Romeyn de Hooghe (Dutch, 1645–1708), Author Louis XI (French, 1423–1483), Publisher Pierre Gaillard (Dutch, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 658; Landwehr, De Hooghe as Book Illustrator, 94; Hollstein, Dutch & Flemish, v. 9 (de Hooghe), nos. 491-590


Overall (each vol.): 15.7 x 10.6 x 3 cm (6 3/16 x 4 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 103 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Cologne [i.e., Amsterdam]: Pierre Gaillard, 1701) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 215 leaves, [v. 2] 207 ll.; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (Riviere & Son)

Allegorical frontispiece; illustrations to short stories

Cologne [i.e., Amsterdam]: Pierre Gaillard, 1701


Robson & Kerslake Booksellers, London; acquired in 1901 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