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Fables nouvelles

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

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 313-15; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 43


Overall: 21 x 14.2 x 3.3 cm (8 1/4 x 5 9/16 x 1 5/16 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; 156 leaves, plus frontispiece and two engraved titles; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (Chambolle-Duru).

Engraved titles, allegorical frontispiece, illustrative vignettes.

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


Acquired in 19[03?] from Librairie Th. Belin, Paris, 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