Requires Photography

La Henriade, poëme, suivi de quelques autres poëmes

Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Robert de Launay (French, 1754–1814), Engraved by Antoine Jean Duclos (French, 1742–1795), Engraved by Heinrich Guttenberg (German, 1749–1818), Engraved by Isidore Stanislas Helman (French, 1743–1806), Engraved by Charles Louis Lingée (French, 1748–1819), Engraved by Charles Emmanuel Jean Baptiste Patas (French, 1744–1802), Engraved by Antoine Louis Romanet (French, 1742–1810), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Engraved by Philippe Trière (French, 1756–about 1815), Portrait(s) designed by Frans Pourbus, the Elder (Netherlandish, 1545–1581), Engraved by Pierre Alexandre Tardieu (French, 1756–1844), Author François Marie Arouet de Voltaire (French, 1694–1778), Printer and Publisher Société littéraire-typographique [Kehl] (active late 18th century), Publisher Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais (French, 1732–1799)

Place of Publication: Kehl, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 1028-29; Bengesco 403


Overall: 33.5 x 27.7 x 5 cm (13 3/16 x 10 7/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 11 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

([Kehl] Société littéraire-typographique, 1789) Quarto; 314, 6 leaves, plus 11 plates; nineteenth-century red-black patterned cloth spine (gilt-stamped black leather label), black paper boards.

Literary illustrations; portrait of Henri IV.

[Kehl] Société littéraire-typographique, 1789


Antoine Auguste Renouard, Paris (1765-1853, collector, publisher, critic; his incription on half-title "Ant. Aug. Renouard. 1789."); unidentified bookplate with monogram; 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