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Contes et nouvelles

1700
Attributed to Jacobus Harrewijn (Dutch, 1660–after 1732), Manner of Romeyn de Hooghe (Dutch, 1645–1708), Engraved by Jan van Vianen (Dutch, about 1660–about 1726), After Jan Goeree (Dutch, 1670–1731), Author Queen Marguerite of Navarre (French, 1492–1549), Printer George Gallet (17th century)


Place of Publication: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet III, 1417; Thieme-Becker, v. 16, p. 56

Dimensions

Overall (Vol. 1): 16 x 10.5 x 3.5 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/8 x 1 3/8 in.) Overall (Vol. 2): 16 x 10.5 x 3 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1642a-b

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 73 etchings and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Amsterdam: George Gallet, 1700) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 206 leaves, [v. 2] 163 leaves; nineteenth[?]-century gilt- and blind-stamped brown calf armorial binding.

Allegorical frontispiece; illustrations to tales.


Amsterdam: George Gallet, 1700

Provenance

Comte Joseph de Lagondie [armorial binding and bookplate]; acquired in 1904 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