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La vie des peintres flamands, allemands et hollandois

Voyage pittoresque de la Flandre et du Brabant

1753–69
Illustrated by Jean Baptiste Descamps (French, 1706–1791), Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 287

Dimensions

Overall (each vol., depth variable): 20.7 x 13.3 x 3.4 cm (8 1/8 x 5 1/4 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1391a-e

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 177 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Charles-Antoine Jombert [v. 1-2]; Desaint & Saillant, Pissot, & Durand [v. 3-5], 1753-1769) Octavo, five vols.; [v. 1] 228 leaves, plus frontispiece; [v. 2] 246 ll., [v. 3] 212 ll.; [v. 4] 167 ll.; [v. 5] 182 ll., plus 5 pls. and folding map; contemporary gilt-stamped brown calf.

Allegorical frontispiece; portrait vignettes of artists


Paris: Charles-Antoine Jombert [v. 1-2]; Desaint & Saillant, Pissot, & Durand [v. 3-5], 1753-1769

Provenance

Acquired in 1903 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