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Monument du costume

Estampes de Freudeberg pour le Monument du Costume
Estampes de Moreau le Jeune pour le Monument du Costume

1881–83
Engraved by Henri-Joseph Dubouchet (French, 1833–1909), After Sigmund Freudenberger (Swiss, 1745–1801), After Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Author Nicolas Edmé Restif de la Bretonne (French, 1734–1806), Author John Grand-Carteret (French, 1850–1927), Author Philippe Burty (French, 1830–1890), Publisher L. Conquet (French, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 28.1 x 20.4 x 6.2 cm (11 1/16 x 8 1/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1776

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book, entirely etched and engraved

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: L. Conquet, 1883[-1881]) Quarto; [Freudeberg section] [3 ff.] xxix, 24 pp. [1 f.], plus plates; [Moreau section] [2 ff.] xxiv [sic, misnumbered], [1 f.], pp. 1-39 [1 f.] pp. 41-104 [1 f.], plus plates; contemporary gilt-stamped half brown morocco, marbled paper boards.

Illustrations of eighteenth-century fashion.


Paris: L. Conquet, 1883[-1881]

Provenance

Charles Fry (bookplate); acquired in 1909 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