Requires Photography

Oeuvres choisies de l'abbé Prévost

Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Georges Louis Biosse (French, 1752–1806), Engraved by J. F. Borgnet (French, 18th century), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Claude Chatelain (French, about 1710–about 1771), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Robert de Launay (French, 1754–1814), Engraved by Jean Louis Delignon (French, 1755–about 1804), Engraved by Charles Étienne Gaucher (French, 1741–1804), Engraved by François Godefroy (French, 1743–1819), Engraved by Louis Michel Halbou (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Jean Jacques Hubert (French, born in 1760), Engraved by Pieter Hendrik Jonxis (Dutch, active in France, 1757–1843), Engraved by Pierre Adrien Le Beau (French, 1748–after 1800), Engraved by Jean Jacques André Le Veau (French, 1729–1785), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Engraved by Georges Malbeste (French, 1754–1843), Engraved by Charles Emmanuel Jean Baptiste Patas (French, 1744–1802), Engraved by Jean Louis Charles Pauquet (French, 1759–about 1824), Engraved by Marguerite (Hémery) Ponce (French, born in 1745), Engraved by G. Texier (French, active 1750–1778), Portrait(s) designed by Georg Friedrich Schmidt (German, 1712–1775), Engraved by Etienne Ficquet (French, 1719–1794), Author Abbé Prévost (French, 1697–1763)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 685, 825


Overall: 25.4 x 17.4 x 2.7 cm (10 x 6 7/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bound set of 78 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

([Amsterdam, and Paris: 1783-1784]) Quarto; 78 leaves; modern gilt-stamped red morocco.

Literary illustrations; author portrait.

[Amsterdam, and Paris: 1783-1784]


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