Contes et nouvelles en vers
Etched by Unidentified artist, Dutch, 18th century, Etched by W. Jonckman (Dutch, 18th century), Copied after Romeyn de Hooghe (Dutch, 1645–1708), Author Jean de La Fontaine (French, 1621–1695), Publisher N. Etienne Lucas (Dutch, 18th century)
Place of Publication: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Landwehr, de Hooghe as Book Illustrator, 67
Overall (each volume): 16.3 x 11 x 2 cm (6 7/16 x 4 5/16 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 71 etchings and engravings
Not On View
(Amsterdam: N. Etienne Lucas, 1721) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 126 leaves, [v. 2] 142 leaves; modern gilt-stamped brown calf.
Allegorical frontispiece; illustrations to La Fontaine’s tales
Amsterdam: N. Etienne Lucas, 1721
Acquired in 1906 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent