Les Saisons, poëme
Illustrated by Jean Baptiste Le Prince (French, 1734–1781), Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Illustrated by Pierre Philippe Choffard (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Benoît-Louis Prévost (French, about 1735–about 1804), Engraved by Jean François Rousseau (French, born in 1740), Engraved by Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, 1736–1807), Engraved by Claude Henri Watelet (French, 1718–1786), Author Jean-François de Saint-Lambert (French, 1716–1803)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 925
Overall: 20.3 x 13.1 x 2.4 cm (8 x 5 3/16 x 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 10 etchings and engravings
Not On View
(Amsterdam [i.e., Paris]: 1769) Octavo; 199 leaves, plus 4 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.
Literary and pastoral illustrations and vignettes emblematic of the four seasons.
Amsterdam [i.e., Paris]: 1769
Acquired in 1906 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent