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Catalogue raisonné des différens objets de curiosités dans les sciences et arts, qui composoient le Cabinet de feu Mr. Mariette

Illustrated by Charles-Nicolas Cochin le fils (French, 1715–1790), Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Engraved by Pierre Philippe Choffard (French, 1730–1809), Etched by Pierre-Jean Mariette (French, 1694–1774), After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian (Bolognese), 1591–1666), After Lodovico Carracci (Italian, 1555–1619), After Perino del Vaga (Italian, 1501–1547), Author Pierre François Basan (French, 1723–1797), Publisher Guillaume-Nicolas Desprez (French, 1713–1795)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 115


Overall: 20 x 13.1 x 3.2 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two etching and engravings and four etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: l’Auteur, and G. Desprez, 1775) Octavo; 217 leaves, plus title, frontispiece, and four plates (one folding); contemporary gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.

Engraved title; allegorical frontispiece portrait of Mariette; reproductive etchings after old master drawings

Paris: l’Auteur, and G. Desprez, 1775


Bibliothèque de M. Ch. Schefer (bookplate); acquired in 1906 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