Copied after Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Author Jean-François Marmontel (French, 1723–1799), Copied after Joseph Merlin (French, 1718–1783), Copied after Pierre-Alexandre Le Prieur (French, born in 1722)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Overall: 17.1 x 10.5 x 2.5 cm (6 3/4 x 4 1/8 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with four etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: Le Prieur, for Merlin [counterfeit], 1767) Duodecimo; 178 leaves, plus 4 plates; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped brown “tree” calf.
Paris: Le Prieur, for Merlin [counterfeit], 1767
Hester Lyttelton (signature on title); acquired in 1910 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent