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Les Saisons, poëme

1796
Engraved by Antoine Alexandre Morel (French, 1765–1829), Author Jean-François de Saint-Lambert (French, 1716–1803), Printer and Publisher Pierre Didot (French, 1761–1853)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 927

Dimensions

Overall: 33.5 x 25 x 5 cm (13 3/16 x 9 13/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2390

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with four etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: P. Didot l’aîné, 1796) Large quarto; 218 leaves, plus 4 plates; original[?] green marbled paper wraps (cream-colored phase box).

Literary illustrations.


Paris: P. Didot l’aîné, 1796

Provenance

Acquired in 1908 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