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1788–93
Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Illustrated by Charles Monnet (French, 1732–after 1808), Illustrated by Jean-Jacques François Le Barbier (French, 1738–1826), Illustrated by Pierre-Thomas LeClerc (French, about 1740–after 1799), Illustrated by Jean-Claude Naigeon (French, 1753–1832), Illustrated by Francis Wheatley (English, 1747–1801), Illustrated by François Boucher (French, 1703–1770), Engraved by Thomas François Vignet (French, born in 1754), Engraved by C. Frussotte (French, active late 18th century), Engraved by Pierre-Charles Baquoy (1759–1829), Engraved by Louis S. Berthet (French, active from 1775–1806), Engraved by Georges Louis Biosse (French, 1752–1806), Engraved by J. F. Borgnet (French, 18th century), Engraved by Louis Charles Chateau (French, born in 1757), Engraved by Louis Croutelle (French, 1765–1829), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Remi Henri Joseph Delvaux (French, 1748/50–1823), Engraved by A. B. Duhamel (French, 1736–after 1800), Author Jean-Jacques Rousseau (French, 1712–1778), Publisher Poinçot [firm] (French, active late 18th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 910-911

Dimensions

Overall (each vol., depth variable): 20.5 x 13.2 x 3.4 cm (8 1/16 x 5 3/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1786.1-38

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 83 etching and engravings, plus engraved sheet music and 44 hand-colored botanical engravings

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Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

([Paris: Poinçot] 1788-1793) Octavo; 38 volumes; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Literary illustrations, decorative title pages, engraved music sheets, botanical illustrations.


[Paris: Poinçot] 1788-1793

Provenance

"Mary Curteis, April 1803" (inscribed on preliminary leaf); acquired in 1916 ("Libby's auction, P[...] sale") 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