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Promenade ou itinéraire des jardins d'Ermenonville

Promenades ou itinéraire des jardins de Chantilly

1788–91
Illustrated by J. Mérigot (French, active 1772–1816), Publisher Mérigot père [firm] (French, 18th century), Publisher Desenne [firm] (French, 18th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 704; Berlin Ornament cat., 3476-77

Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 14.5 x 2.7 cm (8 7/8 x 5 11/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1441

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 45 etching and engravings, one etched plan, and engraved music

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Mérigot père [et al.], 1788; Paris: Desenne [et al.], 1791) Octavo, two titles bound together; [Ermenonville] 34 leaves, plus 25 plates and two leaves of engraved music; [Chantilly] 30 ll., plus 20 pls. and one folding map; contemporary gilt-stamped brown calf.

Views of landscaped gardens.


Paris: Mérigot père [et al.], 1788; Paris: Desenne [et al.], 1791

Provenance

Unidentified initials at base of spine of binding "C.M."; West Dean Library (booklabel); acquired in 1924 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