Histoire de la vie et des ouvrages de P. Corneille
Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Illustrated by Claude Henri Watelet (French, 1718–1786), Portrait(s) designed by Achille Devéria (French, 1800–1857), Portrait(s) designed by Charles Le Brun (French, 1619–1690), Author Pierre Corneille (French, 1606–1684), Publisher Alexandre Mesnier (French)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Overall: 22.1 x 13.9 x 3.3 cm (8 11/16 x 5 1/2 x 1 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with one etching and engraving, extra-illustrated with 36 etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: Alexandre Mesnier, 1829) Octavo; VII, 418 pp., plus 37 plates; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (Chambolle-Duru).
Dramatic illustrations; author portraits.
Paris: Alexandre Mesnier, 1829
Acquired in 1905 in London by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent