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Lettres à Émilie sur la mythologie

1809
Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Engraved by Remi Henri Joseph Delvaux (French, 1748/50–1823), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Engraved by Barthélemy Joseph Fulcran Roger (French, 1767–1841), Engraved by N. Thomas (French, about 1750–about 1812), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Engraved by Philippe Trière (French, 1756–about 1815), Portrait(s) designed by Jacques Augustin Pajou (French, 1766–1828), Engraved by Pierre Alexandre Tardieu (French, 1756–1844), Author Charles Albert Demoustier (French, 1760–1801), Publisher Antoine Augustin Renouard (French, 1765–1853)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 283

Dimensions

Overall (each vol.): 20.2 x 13.4 x 3.6 cm (7 15/16 x 5 1/4 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1389a-b

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 37 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Ant. Aug. Renouard, 1809) Octavo, six parts in two vols.; [pt. 1] viii, 143 pp., plus 7 plates; [pt. 2] 128 pp., plus 6 pls.; [pt. 3] 104 pp., plus 6 pls.; [pt. 4] 107 pp., plus 6 pls.; [pt. 5] 116 pp., plus 6 pls.; [pt. 6] 148 pp., plus 6 pls.; contemporary gilt- and blind-stamped brown morocco.

Mythological illustrations, author portrait.


Paris: Ant. Aug. Renouard, 1809

Provenance

Acquired in 1906 from A. Prath & P. Maynier, Paris, 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