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Fables nouvelles

Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Jean Charles Baquoy (French, 1721–1777), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 314-16; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 43


Overall (vol. 1): 19 x 12.5 x 2.5 cm (7 1/2 x 4 15/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 202 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(The Hague, and Paris: Delalain, 1773[-1775]) Quarto, two vols.; [v. 1] 88 leaves, plus frontispiece and engraved title; [v. 2] 68 ll., plus engraved title; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled calf.

Engraved titles, allegorical frontispiece, illustrative vignettes.

The Hague, and Paris: Delalain, 1773[-1775]


Acquired in 1902 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