Requires Photography

Arabesques, vases etc.

Premier[-huitième] cahier d'arabesques
Nouveau livre de vases
Six tables grecques & pendules
Livre de tombeaux

late 18th century
François Boucher, fils (French, 1736–1782), Publisher Chéreau family (French, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Guilmard, p. 232; Berlin 490 (Arabesques), 3661 (Tombs)


Overall: 26.3 x 20.7 x 3.5 cm (10 3/8 x 8 1/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bound set of 88 etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

(Paris [various members of Chéreau family, late 18th century]) Quarto; 85 leaves; modern gilt-stamped marbled brown morocco.

Arabesque ornament designs, vases, tables, clocks, tombs, and fountains.

Paris [various members of Chéreau family, late 18th century]


Georges Mathias, Paris, from whom purchased by MFA, July 1, 1931.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund