Requires Photography

Historiettes ou nouvelles en vers

Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Engraved by Louis Joseph Masquelier (French, 1741–1811), Engraved by François Denis Née (French, 1735–1818), Author Barthélemy Imbert (French, 1747–1790), Publisher Delalain (firm) (18th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 507


Overall: 21.4 x 14 x 2.5 cm (8 7/16 x 5 1/2 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Amsterdam [i.e., Paris: Delalain] 1774) Octavo; 96 leaves, plus title and plate; contemporary[?] gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Literary illustrations; etched and engraved title.

Amsterdam [i.e., Paris: Delalain] 1774


Acquired in 1903 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