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

Plate Illustrating "La Prude" (from "Ah , Lili notre futur")

Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Engraved by Antoine Jean Duclos (French, 1742–1795), Engraved by Isidore Stanislas Helman (French, 1743–1806), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Engraved by Jean François Rousseau (French, born in 1740), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Tilliard (French, 1740–1823), Engraved by François Godefroy (French, 1743–1819), Engraved by Nicholas Ponce (French, 1746–1831), Engraved by Jean Jacques Flipart (French, 1719–1782), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Engraved by Louis Joseph Masquelier (French, 1741–1811), Engraved by Jean Massard (1740–1822), Engraved by François Denis Née (French, 1735–1818), Engraved by Jean Charles Levasseur (French, 1734–1816), Engraved by Jean Jacques André Le Veau (French, 1729–1785), Engraved by Jean Baptiste de Lorraine (French, born in 1737), Engraved by Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, 1736–1807), Engraved by Louis Jacques Cathelin (French, 1738–1804), After Maurice Quentin de La Tour (French, 1704–1788), After Hyacinthe François Rigau y Ros, called Hyacinthe Rigaud (French, 1659–1743), After Carle van Loo (French, 1705–1765), After Robert Gardelle II (Swiss, 1682–1766), Author François Marie Arouet de Voltaire (French, 1694–1778)

Place of Publication: Geneva, Switzerland

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 1040-42; Ray 21


Overall: 27.3 x 20.6 x 2 cm (10 3/4 x 8 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Set of 50 etched and engraved illustrations

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

[Geneva: Gerald Cramer, 1768-1774] Quarto; 50 leaves; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (Riviere & Son).

Frontispiece; seven portraits (of author, artist, and royalty); illustrations to works by Voltaire

Geneva: Gerald Cramer, 1768-1774


Acquired in 1917 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