Etudes prises dans le bas Peuple, ou les Cris de Paris. Première[-cinquième] suite.

Cries of Paris

Etched by Anne Claude Philippe, comte de Caylus (French, 1692–1757), Engraved by Etienne Fessard (French, 1714–1777), After Edmé Bouchardon (French, 1698–1762)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 179


Overall: 33.5 x 25.5 x 4 cm (13 3/16 x 10 1/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bound set of 60 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

(Paris: Fessard, 1737[-1746]) Large quarto; 60 leaves; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (Chambolle-Duru).

Illustrations of laborers, carpenters, craftspeople, street peddlers, etc.

Paris: Fessard, 1737[-1746]


Acquired in 1918 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