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La religieuse...nouvelle édition

Illustrated by Jean-Jacques François Le Barbier (French, 1738–1826), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Michel Dupréel (French, active 1787–1817), Engraved by Antoine Cosme Giraud (French, 1760–after 1796), Portrait(s) designed by Aubry, Author Denis Diderot (French, 1713–1784), Printer Suret (French, late 18th–early 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 305


Overall: 20.8 x 13.7 x 2.9 cm (8 3/16 x 5 3/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with ten etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Suret, for Rousseau, Devaux, and Bertin, 1804) Octavo, two vols. in one; [v. 1] [2 ll.] 72, 157 pp., plus 6 plates; [v. 2] [2 ll.] 186 pp., plus 4 plates; twentieth-century gilt-stamped half brown morocco, marbled paper boards.

Literary illustrations; author portrait.

Paris: Suret, for Rousseau, Devaux, and Bertin, 1804


Acquired in Paris 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