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L'Agriculture. Poëme.

Illustrated by Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourg II (French (Alsace, active in Britain), 1740–1812), Engraved by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Engraved by Yves-Marie Le Gouaz (French, 1742–1816), Engraved by Antoine François Hemery (French, born in 1751), Engraved by Jean Jacques André Le Veau (French, 1729–1785), Engraved by Charles Louis Lingée (French, 1748–1819), Engraved by Nicholas Ponce (French, 1746–1831), Author Pierre-Fulcrand de Rosset (French, 1708–1788), Printer Imprimerie Royale

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 899; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 65


Overall: 26.1 x 21.2 x 4.5 cm (10 1/4 x 8 3/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 17 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1774) Quarto; 173 leaves, plus 8 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Pastoral illustrations, decorative vignettes.

Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1774


Bouchard (inscription preliminary leaf); acquired in 1909 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