Requires Photography

Oeuvres

1740
Illustrated by Jakob van der Schley (Dutch, 1715–1779), Author Pierre de Bourdeille, seigneur de Brantôme (French, died in 1614)


Place of Publication: The Hague, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 185

Dimensions

Overall (each vol. [depth average]): 13.5 x 8.4 x 3 cm (5 5/16 x 3 5/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1568a-o

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 30 engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(The Hague: Aux dépens du Libraire, 1740) Duodecimo, 12 vols.; [v. 1] 276 leaves, [v. 2] 230 ll., [v. 3] 230 ll., [v. 4] 188 ll., [v. 5] 170 ll., [v. 6] 256 ll., [v. 7] 233 ll., [v. 8] 173 ll., [v. 9] 241 ll., [v. 10] 188 ll., [v. 11] 194 ll., [v. 12] 187 ll., [v. 13] 145 ll., [v. 14] 184 ll., [v. 15] 185 ll.; contemporary gilt-stamped red morocco.

Allegorical frontispieces; author portrait; title vignettes.


The Hague: Aux dépens du Libraire, 1740

Provenance

Acquired in 1918 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