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Engraved by Pierre Le Pautre (1660–1744), Engraved by François Chauveau (French, 1613–1676), Engraved by Louis de Chatillon (French, 1639–1734), Engraved by Jean-Baptiste Corneille (French, 1649–1695), Engraved by Louis Cossin (French, 1627–1704), Engraved by Jean Dolivar (Spanish (worked in France), 1641–1692), Engraved by Etienne Baudet (French, 1636–1711), Engraved by Jean-Baptiste Bonnart (French, about 1654–1726), Engraved by Gérard Edelinck (French, 1640–1707), Engraved by Benoît Audran I (Franco–Dutch or German, 1661–1721), Engraved by Louis Simonneau (French, 1654–1727), After Charles Le Brun (French, 1619–1690), After Charles de La Fosse (French, 1636–1716), After Louis de Boullogne I (French, 1609–1674), After Antoine Coypel (French, 1661–1722), After Claude Audran III (French, 1658–1734), After Jean Jouvenet (French, 1644–1717), After René-Antoine Houasse (French, 1644/45–1710), After Nicolas Corneille (French, active about 1650), After Jacques Friquet (French, 1638–1716), Author Charles Perrault (French, 1628–1703)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet IV, 509; Schlosser, Letteratura artistica, p. 636


Overall: 24.6 x 34.2 x 1.5 cm (9 11/16 x 13 7/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved text and 13 full-page engravings plus vignettes

Not On View


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Gérard Edelinck, 1690) Oblong quarto; 36 leaves; modern gilt-stamped brown calf, black cloth box

Pictorial allegories of the fine arts, after ceiling paintings

Paris: Gérard Edelinck, 1690


Claude-Augustin Mariette (1652-after 1701, his inscription [Lugt 1786, twice] "Claude Augustin Mariette 1694"); William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, February 13, 1963.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund