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1768
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), Printer and Publisher Louis Cellot (French, born in 1732?)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Overall (each vol.): 20.5 x 13.5 x 4.3 cm (8 1/16 x 5 5/16 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1505a-g

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 13 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Louis Cellot, 1768) Octavo, seven vols.; [v. 1] 215 leaves, plus 3 plates; [v. 2] 224 ll., plus 3 pls.; [v. 3] 207 ll., plus 3 pls.; [v. 4] 218 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 5] 222 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 6] 223 ll.; [v. 7] 213 ll.; contemporary gilt-stamped green morocco.

Author portrait; dramatic illustrations.


Paris: Louis Cellot, 1768

Provenance

Acquired in 1922 from Brentano's, New York, 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