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Les Sens, poëme en six chants

1766
Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Illustrated by Pierre Alexandre Wille (French, 1748–1821), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Author Barnabé Farmain Durosoy (French, 1743–1792)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 339

Dimensions

Overall: 21.3 x 14 x 2.2 cm (8 3/8 x 5 1/2 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1413

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 15 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(London [i.e., Paris]: 1766) Quarto; 94 leaves, plus 7 plates and 2 music sheets; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (Gruel[?–note by collector).

Pastoral illustrations, vignettes, and tailpieces; musical scores


London [i.e., Paris]: 1766

Provenance

Unidentified monogram bookplate; 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