Requires Photography

Iconologie par figures ou traité complet des allégories, emblêmes, &c. Ouvrage utile aux artistes aux amateurs, et peuvent servir à l'éducation des jeunes personnes.

about 1791
Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Illustrated by Charles-Nicolas Cochin le fils (French, 1715–1790), Illustrated by Charles Monnet (French, 1732–after 1808)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 456-57


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 22.4 x 15 x 3.5 cm (8 13/16 x 5 7/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 208 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Lattré [1791]) Octavo, four vols.: (v. 1) [1 f.] xvi, 99 pp., plus 48 plates; (v. 2) [1 f.] 112 pp., plus 49 pls.; (v. 3) [1 f.] 106 pp., plus 50 pls.; (v. 4) [1 f.] 168 pp., plus 61 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped sprinkled calf.

Paris: Lattré [1791]


Acquired from Robson, London, in July 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