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Oeuvres. Nouvelle édition.

1760
Illustrated by François Boucher (French, 1703–1770), Portrait(s) designed by Charles Antoine Coypel (French, 1694–1752), Engraved by Louis Legrand (French, 1723–1807)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 716 (but Le Clerc and David)

Dimensions

Overall (each vol., depth varies): 14.7 x 9.1 x 3 cm (5 13/16 x 3 9/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1648a-h

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 32 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Le Breton, for Le Clerc [v. 1, 5-7] and la Veuve David [v. 2-4, 8], 1760) Duodecimo, eight vols.; [v. 1] 182 leaves, plus 4 plates; [v. 2] 162 ll., plus 5 pls.; [v. 3] 160 ll., plus 5 pls.; [v. 4] 186 ll., plus 6 pls.; [v. 5] 154 ll., plus 3 pls.; [v. 6] 140 ll., plus 3 pls.; [v. 7] 134 ll., plus 4 pls.; [v. 8] 144 ll., plus 2 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped brown calf.

Author portrait; illustrations to Molière’s plays


Paris: Le Breton, for Le Clerc [v. 1, 5-7] and la Veuve David [v. 2-4, 8], 1760

Provenance

T. Connolly Bookseller, Dublin; acquired in 1912 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