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Monument du Costume

Estampes de Freudeberg pour le Monument du costume
Estampes de Moreau le Jeune pour le Monument de 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: 28.7 x 20.5 x 7.2 cm (11 5/16 x 8 1/16 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2233

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], pp. 1-39 [1 f.] pp. 41-104 [1 f.], plus plates; contemporary gilt-stamped red morocco (Chambolle-Duru).

Illustrations of eighteenth-century fashion.


Paris: L. Conquet, 1883[-1881]

Provenance

Acquired in 1917 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