Histoire de Tom Jones, ou l'enfant trouvé
Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Engraved by François-Antoine Aveline (French, 1727–1780), Engraved by Pierre Quentin Chedel (French, 1705–1762), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Delafosse (French, 1721–1806), Engraved by Etienne Fessard (French, 1714–1777), Engraved by Jean Jacques Pasquier (French, died in 1785), Author Henry Fielding (English, 1707–1754), Publisher J. (John) Nourse (English, died in 1780)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Ray, French Illustrated Book, 14
Overall (each vol.): 18.5 x 11.2 x 2.2 cm (7 5/16 x 4 7/16 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 16 etching and engravings
Not On View
(Londre [i.e., Paris]: Jean Nourse, 1750) Duodecimo, four vols.; [v. 1] 176 leaves, plus 4 plates; [v. 2] 174 ll., plus 4 pls.; [v. 3] 143 ll., plus 4 pls.; [v. 4] 173 ll., plus 4 pls.; modern gilt-stamped blue morocco (Chambolle-Duru).
Illustrations to Fielding’s novel.
Londre [i.e., Paris]: Jean Nourse, 1751
Acquired in 1918 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent