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Illustrated by Joseph Marie Flouest (French, 1747–1833), Engraved by Charles Étienne Gaucher (French, 1741–1804), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Racine (French, born in 1747), Portrait(s) designed by L. Villers (French, active 1780–1800), Author Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian (French, 1755–1794), Publisher Guillaume (French, active early 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 399


Overall: 13.4 x 8.7 x 2 cm (5 1/4 x 3 7/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Guillaume, an VII [1799]) 18mo; 107 leaves, plus 6 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.

Literary illustrations; author portrait.

Paris: Guillaume, an VII [1799]


Acquired in 1916 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