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Parnasse des dames

1773
Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Nicholas Ponce (French, 1746–1831), Editor Edmé Billardon Sauvigny (French, 1736–1812), Publisher Nicolas Ruault (French, 1742?–1828), Printer Philippe-Denis Pierres (French, 1741–1808)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 149

Dimensions

Overall (each vol., depth variable): 20.2 x 13.3 x 2.6 cm (7 15/16 x 5 1/4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

37.1368

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 25 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Ph.-D. Pierres, for Ruault, 1773) Octavo, nine vols.; [v. 1] 123 leaves, plus title and 1 plate; [v. 2] 124 ll., plus title; [v. 3] 120 ll., plus title; [v. 4] 112 ll., plus title; [v 5] 120 ll., plus title; [v. 6] 140 ll., plus title; [v. 7] 179 ll., plus title; [v. 8] 136 ll., plus title; [v. 9] 132 ll., plus title; contemporary gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.

Decorative engraved titles; allegorical frontispiece; portrait and decorative vignettes


Paris: Ph.-D. Pierres, for Ruault, 1773

Provenance

Acquired in 1922 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