Page 401. Basan. Catalogue Raisonné des différens objets de curiosités dans les sciences et arts, qui composaient le Cabinet de feu Mr Mariette. (Paris: chez l'Auteur et chez Desprez, 1775); G. de St. Aubin original drawings in the margin.

1775


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Dacier 1042; Lugt Répertoire 2453. Cohen 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

37.1713.401

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

1352 marginal drawings on 281 pages of printed book. Basan. Catalogue Raisonné des differens objets de curiosités dans les sciences et arts, qui composaient le Cabinet de feu Mr Mariette. Chez l’auteur and Desprez, Paris, 1775; Dacier 1042. Titlepage etched by J. J. Moreau le Jeune. Gabriel de Saint-Aubin original drawings in the margins. Frontisp. by Choffard after Cochin, 4 etchings by Mariette after Guercino, Perino del Vaga, L. Carracci; one anonymous etching.


Paris: Desprez, 1775

Signed

Sketch on page 207 signed by Gabriel de Saint-Aubin.

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); J. Hogarth; C. Richardson, Manchester, England, book dealer from whom acquired by William A. Sargent (1858-1936), Boston, MA on July 26, 1921 (Cat. 87, no. 242: £2/10/-); his bequest to MFA November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

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