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Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Engraved by François Denis Née (French, 1735–1818), Author Charles Collé (French, 1709–1783), Printer Joseph Gérard Barbou (French, 1723–1790)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 247


Overall: 18 x 12 x 2.3 cm (7 1/16 x 4 3/4 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with one etching and engraving, and engraved musical scores

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris, London, “Ispahan”: Académie de Troyes [i.e., Paris: Barbou], 1765) Octavo, two parts in one vol.; 97 leaves, plus 1 plate and 8 leaves of engraved music; modern gilt-stamped dark brown morocco.

Decorative frontispiece to second part; engraved musical scores.

Paris, London, “Ispahan”: Académie de Troyes [i.e., Paris: Barbou], 1765


Acquired in 1914 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