Requires Photography

Tableaux de la vie, ou les moeurs du dix-huitième siècle

Monument du costume

about 1790
Copied after Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Author Nicolas Edmé Restif de la Bretonne (French, 1734–1806), Publisher Jean George Treuttel (French, 18th century)


Place of Publication: Neuwied, Germany; Place of Publication: Strasbourg, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 880

Dimensions

Overall (each vol.): 14.8 x 10 x 1.4 cm (5 13/16 x 3 15/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1670a-b

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 17 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Neuwied-sur-le-Rhin: Société typographique, and Strasbourg: J. G. Treuttel [about 1790]) 18mo, two vols.; [v. 1] 94 leaves, plus 9 plates; [v. 2] 73 ll., plus 8 pls.; modern half dark blue cloth (gilt red morocco spine label), marbled paper boards.

Illustrations of fashions and daily life.


Neuwied-sur-le-Rhin: Société typographique, and Strasbourg: J. G. Treuttel [about 1790]

Provenance

Acquired in 1907 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