Almanach utile et agréable de la loterie de l'école royale militaire

"LaBadine" from "Almanach utile et agréable de la loterie de l'école royale militaire"

1759
Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Engraved by Noël Le Mire (French, 1724–1801), Publisher Pierre Prault (French, active about 1714–1760), Publisher Laurent François Le Clerc (French, born in 1733?)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 28-29; Grand-Carteret, Almanachs français, no. 277

Dimensions

Overall: 11.8 x 7.3 x 2.1 cm (4 5/8 x 2 7/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1555

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 91 etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Amsterdam and Paris: Prault père and Laurent-Fr. Le Clerc, 1759) Duodecimo; 53 leaves, plus 91 plates; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (Lortic).

Allegorical frontispiece; illustrations of infancy, childhood, and growth of young woman until her marriage.


Amsterdam and Paris: Prault père and Laurent-Fr. Le Clerc, 1759

Provenance

Acquired in 1923 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