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Journée de l'amour, ou heures de Cythere

Illustrated by Nicolas Antoine Taunay (French, 1755–1830), Engraved by Charles François Adrien Macret (French, 1751–1789), Engraved by Marin Ovide Michel (French, born in 1753), Engraved by Noël Pruneau (French, born in 1751), Author Comtesse de Marie Elizabeth Constance Turpin de Crissé (French, died in 1785), Author Charles-Simon Favart (French, 1710–1792)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 375


Overall: 19.1 x 13.2 x 1.7 cm (7 1/2 x 5 3/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 12 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(“Gnide” [i.e., Paris]: 1776) Octavo; 91 leaves, plus 4 plates; modern gilt- and red-stamped vellum boards.

Literary illustrations.

“Gnide” [i.e., Paris]: 1776


Acquired in 1910[?] 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