Page 1. Catalogue raisonné des différens objets de curiosités dans les sciences et arts, qui composoient le Cabinet de feu Mr Mariette

1775
Author Pierre François Basan (French, 1723–1797), Printed by Guillaume-Nicolas Desprez (French, 1713–1795)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Dacier 1042; Lugt, Répertoire des ventes 2453; Cohen-de Ricci 115.

Dimensions

Sheet: 21 x 13 cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.): Overall: 22 x 13.5 x 4.4 cm (8 11/16 x 5 5/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.1713.1

Medium or Technique

Printed book with 1352 marginal drawings in black chalk, with some red chalk, pen and ink, and watercolor

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

(Paris: Chez l’auteur et G. Desprez, 1775) Octavo; [frontispiece, engraved title] xvi, 418 pp., plus four etchings (one folding) betw. pp. 194 & 195 [added etching bound at end]; half modern gilt-stamped brown calf, [18th century?] marbled paper boards (beige cloth box).


Paris: Chez l’auteur et G. Desprez, 1775

Signed

Sketch on page 207 signed pen and brown ink "G de Saint-Aubin del."

Provenance

Saint-Aubin's estate; possibly sold to Baron de Saint-Julien or dispersed after the death of Augustin de Saint-Aubin; Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830; Lugt 2446); his sale, Sotheby's, London, 25 June 1830 ff., lot 89; purchased at Lawrence sale by Joseph Hogarth, Sr. (1801-1879); C. Richardson, Manchester, England, book dealer from whose catalogue 87, no. 242, acquired July 1921 for £2/10/- by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936); his bequest to MFA November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

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