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Griselidis, Peau d'ane, et les souhaits ridicules, contes

Illustrated by Jacques de Sève (French, active 1742–1788), Illustrated by Martinet (French, 18th–19th century), Engraved by Etienne Fessard (French, 1714–1777), Author Charles Perrault (French, 1628–1703), Publisher Lamy (firm) (French, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 789-790


Overall: 17.5 x 10.7 x 2.8 cm (6 7/8 x 4 3/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 12 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Lamy, 1781) Duodecimo, two parts in one vol.; [pt. 1] 156 leaves, plus 1 plate; [pt. 2] 75 ll.; modern gilt-stamped blue morocco (Chambolle-Duru).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Lamy, 1781


Robert Hoe, New York (1839-1909); acquired in 1919 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