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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), Author Jean Benjamin de Laborde (French, 1734–1794), Publisher Jules Lemonnyer (French, active late 19th century)

Place of Publication: Rouen, France


Overall: 29 x 20.2 x 3.2 cm (11 7/16 x 7 15/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 107 photomechanical reproductions after engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Rouen: J. Lemonnyer, 1881) Quarto; 107 leaves; contemporary half gilt-stamped blue morocco.

Literary and pastoral illustrations.

Rouen: J. Lemonnyer, 1881


Acquired in 1909 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