Collection complette des oeuvres

Engraved by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Engraved by Antoine Jean Duclos (French, 1742–1795), Engraved by Noël Le Mire (French, 1724–1801), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Engraved by Pierre Philippe Choffard (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Pietro Antonio Martini (Italian, 1738–1797), Engraved by Pierre Duflos (French, born in 1751), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by François Robert Ingouf le jeune (French, 1747–1812), Engraved by Jean Jacques André Le Veau (French, 1729–1785), Engraved by Philippe Trière (French, 1756–about 1815), Engraved by Antoine Louis Romanet (French, 1742–1810), Engraved by Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, 1736–1807), Engraved by Louis Michel Halbou (French, 1730–1809), After Jean-Jacques François Le Barbier (French, 1738–1826), After Maurice Quentin de La Tour (French, 1704–1788), Author Jean-Jacques Rousseau (French, 1712–1778), Printer J. L. de Boubers (Belgian, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Brussels, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 907-909; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 51


Overall: 27.5 x 21.2 x 2.2 cm (10 13/16 x 8 3/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bound set of 50 etching and engravings [title pages and plates only]

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

(London [i.e., Brussels: Boubers] 1774-1783) Quarto; 50 leaves [title pages and plates only from 12-volume collected works]; contemporary [?] gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Author portrait, title vignettes, and plates illustrating Rousseau’s works.

London [i.e., Brussels: Boubers] 1774-1783


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