Requires Photography

Figures de l'histoire de la République romaine, accompagnées d'un précis historique

Illustrated by Silvestre David Mirys (Polish, active in France, 1742–1810), Engraved by Pierre-Laurent Auvray (French, born in 1736), Engraved by Pierre-Charles Baquoy (1759–1829), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Antoine Cosme Giraud (French, 1760–after 1796), Engraved by Robert de Launay (French, 1754–1814), Engraved by Antoine François Hemery (French, born in 1751), Engraved by Charles Louis Lingée (French, 1748–1819), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Engraved by Jean Jacques André Le Veau (French, 1729–1785), Engraved by Charles Emmanuel Jean Baptiste Patas (French, 1744–1802), Engraved by Jacques-Louis Petit (French, 1760–about 1812), Engraved by Jean Antoine Pierron (French, 1780–1812), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Engraved by Philippe Trière (French, 1756–about 1815), Printer Pierre Didot (French, 1761–1853)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 710


Overall: 32 x 24.2 x 4.6 cm (12 5/8 x 9 1/2 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 181 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: P. Didot, for Citoyen Mirys, an VIII [1800]) Quarto; 11 pp., plus 181 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped green morocco.

Historical illustrations.

Paris: P. Didot, for Citoyen Mirys, an VIII [1800]


Acquired in 1935 from Lauriat's, Boston, by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1936.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent