La Prix de la beauté, ou les couronnes
Etched by Marie Thérèse Martinet (French, born about 1731), After Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), After Martinet (French, 18th–19th century), Author Pierre Thomas Gondot (French, 18th century), Publisher Pierre Delormel (French, 18th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 826 (first issue)
Overall: 22.2 x 16.9 x 2 cm (8 3/4 x 6 5/8 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 10 etchings and 45 engraved text and music plates
Not On View
(Paris: de Lormel, 1760) Quarto; 37 leaves, plus two engraved titles, four plates, and 25 engraved text leaves; modern gilt-stamped reddish-brown morocco.
Decorative engraved titles; pastoral illustrations; decorative vignettes; engraved music and text
Paris: de Lormel, 1760
D. Bentum [Beutum?], sale Lucerne, Gilhofer & Ranschburg, 18 Nov. 1926; acquired at that sale by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent