Requires Photography

[Illustrations to Collection complette des oeuvres de Mr. de Voltaire]

1768–74
Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Antoine Jean Duclos (French, 1742–1795), Engraved by Jean Jacques Flipart (French, 1719–1782), Engraved by Isidore Stanislas Helman (French, 1743–1806), Engraved by Jean Charles Levasseur (French, 1734–1816), Engraved by Jean Jacques André Le Veau (French, 1729–1785), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Engraved by Jean Baptiste de Lorraine (French, born in 1737), Engraved by Louis Joseph Masquelier (French, 1741–1811), Engraved by Jean Massard (1740–1822), Engraved by François Denis Née (French, 1735–1818), Engraved by Nicholas Ponce (French, 1746–1831), Engraved by Jean François Rousseau (French, born in 1740), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Tilliard (French, 1740–1823), Portrait(s) designed by Maurice Quentin de La Tour (French, 1704–1788), Author François Marie Arouet de Voltaire (French, 1694–1778)


Place of Publication: Geneva, Switzerland

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 1040-1041

Dimensions

Overall: 29.2 x 21.6 x 2.2 cm (11 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1794

Medium or Technique

Bound set of 45 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Bound sets

([Geneva: 1768-1774]) Quarto; 45 leaves; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped half black morocco, marbled paper boards.

Author and illustrator portraits; allegorical frontispiece; literary illustrations.


[Geneva: 1768-1774]

Provenance

Charles R. C. Tichborne [armorial bookplate]; 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