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Fayel, tragédie

Mérinval. Drame.
Effets de la vengeance. Relation d'un religieux.

Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Author François-Thomas-Marie de Baculard d' Arnaud (French, 1718–1805), Publisher Edmé-Jean Le Jay (French, died in 1797?)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 100


Overall: 21.7 x 15 x 2.5 cm (8 9/16 x 5 7/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Le Jay, 1770-1774) Octavo, in three parts; [pt. 1] 89 leaves, plus one plate; [pt. 2] 59 ll., plus one pl.; [pt. 3] 13 leaves; modern gilt-stamped half red morocco, red marbled paper boards (Fazakerley, Liverpool).

Dramatic illustrations.

Paris: Le Jay, 1770-1774


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