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Eugénie, drame en cinq actes en prose...avec un essai sur le drame sérieux.

Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Engraved by Antoine Jean Duclos (French, 1742–1795), Engraved by Jean Charles Levasseur (French, 1734–1816), Engraved by Jean Jacques André Le Veau (French, 1729–1785), Engraved by Louis Joseph Masquelier (French, 1741–1811), Engraved by François Denis Née (French, 1735–1818), Author Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais (French, 1732–1799), Publisher Joseph Merlin (French, 1718–1783), Printer André-François Le Breton (French, 1708–1779)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 124


Overall: 20.6 x 13.2 x 1.7 cm (8 1/8 x 5 3/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with five etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Le Breton, for Merlin, 1767) Octavo; 84 leaves, plus 5 plates; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (Chambolle-Duru).

Dramatic scenes from Beaumarchais’s play.

Paris: Le Breton, for Merlin, 1767


Acquired in 1907 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