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Histoire du chevalier des Grieux, et de Manon Lascaut

Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Illustrated by Jean Jacques Pasquier (French, died in 1785), Engraved by Jacques Philippe Le Bas (French, 1707–1783), Author Abbé Prévost (French, 1697–1763), Publisher François Didot (French, 1689–1757)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 822


Overall: 15.7 x 9.8 x 2.3 cm (6 3/16 x 3 7/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with eight etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Amsterdam [i.e., Paris: François Didot] 1753) Duodecimo, two vols.; [v. 1] 160 leaves, plus 4 plates; [v. 2] 128 ll., plus 4 pls.; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped blue morocco (Capé).

Literary illustrations.

Amsterdam [i.e., Paris: François Didot] 1753


Acquired in 1905 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