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Opere

1780–82
Illustrated by Giovanni Battista Cipriani (Italian (Florentine), 1727–1785, active in London), Illustrated by Charles-Nicolas Cochin le fils (French, 1715–1790), Illustrated by Pietro Antonio Martini (Italian, 1738–1797), Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Portrait(s) designed by Johann Nepomuk Steiner (Czech, 1725–1793), Engraved by Charles Étienne Gaucher (French, 1741–1804), Engraved by Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), Engraved by Manuel Salvador Carmona (Spanish, 1734–1820), Engraved by Remi Henri Joseph Delvaux (French, 1748/50–1823), Engraved by Antoine Jean Duclos (French, 1742–1795), Engraved by Jean Jacques André Le Veau (French, 1729–1785), Engraved by Jean Massard (1740–1822), Engraved by Carlo Antonio Porporati (Italian, 1741–1816), Engraved by Benoît-Louis Prévost (French, about 1735–about 1804), Engraved by Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, 1736–1807), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Engraved by Philippe Trière (French, 1756–about 1815), Author Pietro Metastasio (Italian, 1698–1782), Publisher Claude Jean-Baptiste Hérissant (French, 1719?–1775)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 706

Dimensions

Overall (each vol., depth variable): 27.8 x 22.5 x 4.5 cm (10 15/16 x 8 7/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.1706a-l

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 38 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: la vedova Herissant, 1780[-1782]) Quarto, 12 vols.; [v. 1] 200 leaves, plus 4 plates; [v. 2] 218 ll., plus 3 pls.; [v. 3] 204 ll., plus 3 pls.; [v. 4] 216 ll., plus 3 pls.; [v. 5] 226 ll., plus 3 pls.; [v. 6] 199 ll., plus 3 pls.; [v. 7] 210 ll., plus 3 pls.; [v. 8] 206 ll., plus 3 pls.; [v. 9] 201 ll., plus 3 pls.; [v. 10] 201 ll., plus 3 pls.; [v. 11] 180 ll., plus 3 pls.; [v. 12] 216 ll., plus 4 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped vellum boards with armorial stamp.

Author portrait; literary illustrations.


Paris: la vedova Herissant, 1780[-1782]

Provenance

Lord Stuart de Rothesay (British diplomat, 1779-1845 [arms on binding]); Thomas Eustace Smith (armorial bookplate); acquired from Henry Sotheran & Co., London, in 1913 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