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Oeuvres

1777
Engraved by Pierre Philippe Choffard (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Marie Thérèse Martinet (French, born about 1731), After Méon (French, 1750?–about 1795), After Charles Monnet (French, 1732–after 1808), Author Charles Palissot de Montenoy (French, 1730–1814), Printer Clément Plomteux (Belgian, 18th century)


Place of Publication: Liège, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 781 [1778-1779 ed.]

Dimensions

Overall (each vol. [depth varies]): 20 x 13.5 x 4.7 cm (7 7/8 x 5 5/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1494a-f

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 19 engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Liège: Clément Plomteux, 1777) Octavo, six vols.; [v. 1] 201 leaves, plus 5 plates; [v. 2] 246 ll., 4 pls.; [v. 3] 177 ll., 10 pls.; [v. 4] 214 ll.; [v. 5] 179 ll.; [v. 6] 242 ll.; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Author portrait; illustrations to Palissot’s works.


Liège: Clément Plomteux, 1777

Provenance

"De la bibliothèque de Mr. Escot" [bookplate]; acquired in 1920 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