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Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Engraved by Antoine Jean Duclos (French, 1742–1795), Engraved by Jean Jacques Flipart (French, 1719–1782), Engraved by Noël Le Mire (French, 1724–1801), Engraved by Louis Simon Lempereur (French, 1725–1796), Engraved by Jean Charles Levasseur (French, 1734–1816), Engraved by François Denis Née (French, 1735–1818), Engraved by Benoît-Louis Prévost (French, about 1735–about 1804), Engraved by Jean François Rousseau (French, born in 1740), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Portrait(s) designed by Jean-Baptiste Santerre (French, 1651–1717), Engraved by Charles Étienne Gaucher (French, 1741–1804), Author Jean Racine (French, 1639–1699)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 847-848; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 20


Overall: 20.8 x 13.7 x 0.9 cm (8 3/16 x 5 3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bound set of 13 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

(Paris: 1768) Octavo; 13 leaves; modern gilt-stamped half red morocco, red marbled paper.

Author portrait; dramatic illustrations.

Paris: 1768


William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom given to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent