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La Pipe cassée, poëme epitragipoissardiheroicomique...troisième édition

Les Quatre bouquets poissards...suite de la pipe cassée: troisième édition
Lettres de la Grenouillere, entre Mr Jerosme Dubois, pêcheux de gros-caillou. Et Mlle Nanette Dubut, blanchisseuse de linge fin.... Suite des quatre bouquets, troisième édition.

1755
Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Engraved by Jacques Aliamet (French, 1726–1788), Engraved by Dominique Sornique (French, died in 1756), Engraved by Etienne Ficquet (French, 1719–1794), Author Jean Jacques Vadé (French, 1719–1757), Publisher Nicolas Bonaventure Duchesne (French, died in 1765)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 1003 [Pipe]; 1004 [Bouquets]

Dimensions

Overall: 19.3 x 12.8 x 1.5 cm (7 5/8 x 5 1/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1540

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book(s) with 13 etchings and engravings, extra-illustrated with 12 further impressions

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(“A la Grenoulliere” and Paris: Duchesne, 1755) Octavo, three titles bound as one; [Pipe] 24 leaves, plus 18 plates; [Bouquets] 12 ll., plus 4 pls.; [Lettres] 28 ll.; modern gilt-stamped dark orange morocco

Author portrait; illustrative vignettes; satirical illustrations


“A la Grenoulliere” and Paris: Duchesne, 1755

Provenance

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