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Estampes allégoriques des événemens les plus connus de l'histoire de France

Illustrated by Charles-Nicolas Cochin le fils (French, 1715–1790), Illustrated by Charles Monnet (French, 1732–after 1808), Engraved by Benoît-Louis Prévost (French, about 1735–about 1804), Engraved by Jacques Aliamet (French, 1726–1788), Engraved by Charles Emmanuel Jean Baptiste Patas (French, 1744–1802), Engraved by Jean François Rousseau (French, born in 1740), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Tilliard (French, 1740–1823), Engraved by Jean Louis Delignon (French, 1755–about 1804), Etched by Pietro Antonio Martini (Italian, 1738–1797), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Charles Étienne Gaucher (French, 1741–1804), Author Charles-Jean-François Hénault (French, 1685–1770), Publisher Jacques Couché (French, born in 1750)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 483


Overall: 28.5 x 22.8 x 2 cm (11 1/4 x 9 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bound set of 36 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

(Paris: Couché graveur, 1768[-1779]) Quarto; 36 leaves; modern gilt-stamped blue morocco (Popelin).

Author portrait, engraved title, allegorical illustrations of reigns of French kings.

Paris: Couché graveur, 1768[-1779]


Henry F. Tapley (bookplate); his daughter Mrs. Edith Tapley [Beardsell?], from whom acquired in 1929 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