Collection complète des tableaux historiques de la Révolution française

Illustrated by Alexandre Evariste Fragonard (French, 1780–1850), Illustrated by Jean Duplessi-Bertaux (French, 1747–1819), Illustrated by Jacques-François Swebach (French, 1769–1823), Illustrated by Abraham Girardet (French, 1764–1823), Illustrated by Jean-Louis Prieur (French, 1759–1795), Illustrated by Nicholas Marie Ozanne (French, 1728–1811), Engraved by Pierre-Gabriel Berthault (French, 1737–1831), Engraved by Claude-Nicolas Malapeau (French, 1755–1804), Engraved by Jacques Louis Copia (French, 1764–1799), Engraved by Charles François Gabriel Levachez (French, active 1760–1820), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Michel Dupréel (French, active 1787–1817), Engraved by Yves-Marie Le Gouaz (French, 1742–1816), Engraved by Jacques-Joseph Coiny (French, 1761–1809), Engraved by Pierre Philippe Choffard (French, 1730–1809), Publisher Auber (French, active early 19th century), Printer Pierre Didot (French, 1761–1853)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 969-71; Maurice Tourneux, Bibliographie de l'histoire de Paris pendant la Révolution française (Paris: 1890), v. 1, no. 282


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 47.7 x 32 x 5.7 cm (18 3/4 x 12 5/8 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 217 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Pierre Didot l’aîné, for Auber, 1802) Folio, three vols.; [v. 1] [2 ll.] 356 pp., plus 90 plates; [v. 2] [1 l.] 266 pp., plus 66 pls.; [v. 3] [1 l.] 112 pp., plus 61 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped brown calf.

Historical illustrations; allegorical designs; portraits.

Paris: Pierre Didot l’aîné, for Auber, 1802


Dukes of Bridgewater (armorial bookplate "Ashridge MDCCCLXVII" and crest on binding); unidentified monogram bookplate "Alford House" [vol. 3 only]; acquired [from Lauriat's, Boston?] in 1924 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