Choix de chansons mises en musique
Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Illustrated by Joseph Barthélemy Le Bouteux (French, born about 1744), Illustrated by Jean-Jacques François Le Barbier (French, 1738–1826), Illustrated by Jacques-Philippe Joseph de St. Quentin (French, born in 1738), Portrait(s) designed by Dominique Vivant Denon (French, 1747–1825), Engraved by Louis Joseph Masquelier (French, 1741–1811), Engraved by François Denis Née (French, 1735–1818), Author Jean Benjamin de Laborde (French, 1734–1794), Publisher Pierre Delormel (French, 18th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 534-36; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 49
Overall (each vol.): 24 x 17.3 x 2 cm (9 7/16 x 6 13/16 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book, entirely engraved
Not On View
(Paris: De Lormel, 1773[-1774]) Octavo, four vols.; [v. 1] 80 leaves; [v. 2] 78 ll.; [v. 3] 78 ll.; [v. 4] 78 ll.; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (Chambolle-Duru).
Pastoral illustrations, engraved text and music, author and dedicatee portraits.
Paris: De Lormel, 1773[-1774]
Frederick Robert Halsey; acquired in 1916 by William A. Sargent (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent