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L'Honnête criminel, drame en cinq actes & en vers

1767
Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Engraved by Louis Binet (French, 1744–about 1800), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Jean Charles Levasseur (French, 1734–1816), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Author Charles-Georges Fenouillot de Falbaire (French, 1727–1800/01), Publisher Joseph Merlin (French, 1718–1783)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 390

Dimensions

Overall: 19.8 x 13 x 1.3 cm (7 13/16 x 5 1/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

37.1423

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with five etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Amsterdam, and Paris: Merlin, 1767) Octavo; 63 leaves, plus 5 plates; modern limp vellum.

Illustrations from Fenouillot’s play.


Amsterdam, and Paris: Merlin, 1767

Provenance

Acquired in 1906 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