Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Charles Étienne Gaucher (French, 1741–1804), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Engraved by Yves-Marie Le Gouaz (French, 1742–1816), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Pierre Adrien Le Beau (French, 1748–after 1800), Engraved by Louis Joseph Masquelier (French, 1741–1811), Engraved by François Denis Née (French, 1735–1818), Engraved by Nicholas Ponce (French, 1746–1831), Author Arnaud Berquin (French, 1747–1791), Publisher Nicolas Ruault (French, 1742?–1828), Printer François-Augustin Quillau (French, 1743–1804)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 139; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 44
Overall (each vol.): 16.3 x 11.8 x 1.5 cm (6 7/16 x 4 5/8 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with engraved title and 24 etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: Quillau [for Ruault], 1775) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 32 leaves, plus title and 12 plates; [v. 2] 36 ll., plus 12 pls.; modern decorated pastepaper boards.
Pastoral illustrations; engraved decorative title.
Paris: Quillau [for Ruault], 1775
Acquired in 1903 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent