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Catalogue raisonné d'un choix précieux de dessins, et...d'estampes...qui composoient le cabinet de feu Pierre-François Basan père

Illustrated by Pierre Philippe Choffard (French, 1730–1809), Portrait(s) designed by Charles-Nicolas Cochin le fils (French, 1715–1790), Engraved by Henri Marais (French, born about 1768), Author Pierre François Basan (French, 1723–1797), Author François Léandre Regnault-Delalande (French, 1762–1824)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 866


Overall: 21.5 x 15 x 2.8 cm (8 7/16 x 5 7/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two etching and engravings (plus one added)

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: chez l’auteur, l’an VI [1798]) Octavo; 154 leaves, plus 1 plate; modern gilt-stamped half red morocco, red marbled paper boards (Allo).

Allegorical portrait frontispiece; portrait vignette; added portrait.

Paris: chez l’auteur, l’an VI [1798]


Acquired in Paris in 1910 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