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Il Congresso di Citera...accresciuto del alcune lettere e del giudizio d'amore

Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Engraved by Louis Legrand (French, 1723–1807)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 6


Overall: 14.6 x 8.9 x 1.5 cm (5 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with five etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Marcello Prault, 1768) Duodecimo; 61 leaves, plus engraved title, frontispiece, and dedication; contemporary gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.

Allegorical frontispiece, engraved decorative title, dedication with portrait of Madame de Pompadour, and decorative vignettes.

Paris: Marcello Prault, 1768


Acquired in 1914 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to the MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent