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Acajou et Zirphile, conte

Engraved by Unidentified artist, French, 18th century, After François Boucher (French, 1703–1770), Charles-Nicolas Cochin le fils (French, 1715–1790), Author Charles Pinot Duclos (French, 1704–1772)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 331; Jean-Richard, Oeuvre gravé de François Boucher, p. 144


Overall: 18.5 x 11.4 x 1.5 cm (7 5/16 x 4 1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 11 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(“Minutie” [i.e., Paris] 1744) Octavo; 88 leaves, plus 10 plates; contemporary marbled paper wraps.

Literary illustrations; title vignette

“Minutie” [i.e., Paris] 1744


James Claridge (bookplate); 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