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Le fond du sac, ou Restant des babioles de M.***

Illustrated by Pierre-Louis Durand (French, 18th century), Author François Félix Nogaret (French, 1740–1831), Publisher Hubert-Martin Cazin (French, 1724–1795)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 752


Overall (each vol.): 12.8 x 8.1 x 1.9 cm (5 1/16 x 3 3/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with ten etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(“Venise: Pantalon-Phébus” [i.e., Paris: Cazin] 1780) 18mo, two vols.; [v. 1] 104 leaves, plus 1 plate; [v. 2] 107 ll.; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf (cream-colored phase box).

Symbolic-satirical author portrait; literary illustrations.

“Venise: Pantalon-Phébus” [i.e., Paris: Cazin] 1780


Acquired in 1906 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