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L'Heureux jour-épitre à mon ami

1768
Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Engraved by Jean Massard (1740–1822), Author Alexandre Frédéric Jacque de Masson, marquis de Pezay (French, 1741–1777), Publisher Nicolas Bonaventure Duchesne (French, died in 1765)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 797

Dimensions

Overall: 19.5 x 13.5 x 1 cm (7 11/16 x 5 5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1496

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with four etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: veuve Duchesne, 1768) Octavo; 15 leaves, plus plate; contemporary gilt-stamped speckled brown calf.

Engraved title, literary illustration, decorative vignette and tailpiece.


Paris: veuve Duchesne, 1768

Provenance

Unidentified monogram booklabel [HD]; cquired in 1924 from Librairie Ch. Bosse, 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