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Le Cabinet de Lampsaque, ou choix d'épigrammes érotiques des plus célèbres poëtes françois

Attributed to Claude-Louis Desrais (French, 1746–1816), Attributed to Pierre-Thomas LeClerc (French, about 1740–after 1799)

Place of Publication: Paris?, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 197


Overall: 13.2 x 9 x 2.3 cm (5 3/16 x 3 9/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 101 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(“Paphos” [i.e., Paris?]: 1784) 16mo, two volumes in one; [v. 1] 26 leaves, plus 49 plates; [v. 2] 27 ll., plus 52 pls.; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped brown morocco (Riviere & Son).

Erotic illustrations.

“Paphos” [i.e., Paris?]: 1784


Rudolf August Witthaus (armorial booklabel); acquired in 1927 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