Oeuvres

1734
Engraved by Laurent Cars (French, 1699–1771), After François Boucher (French, 1703–1770), Engraved by Bernard Lépicié (French, 1698–1755), After Charles Antoine Coypel (French, 1694–1752), Author J. B. P. Molière (French, 1622–1673)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 712; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 6; Jean-Richard, Oeuvre gravé de François Boucher, pp. 128-36, nos. 402-52

Dimensions

Overall: 28.2 x 21.5 x 1.5 cm (11 1/8 x 8 7/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1708

Medium or Technique

Bound set of 34 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Bound sets

(Paris: 1734) Quarto; 34 leaves; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (Riviere & Son).

Author portrait; illustrations to Molière’s plays.


Paris: 1734

Provenance

Acquired in 1910 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