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Le Roman comique de Scarron

Engraved by Tiburce de Mare (French, 1840–1900), After Jean Baptiste Pater (French, 1695–1736), After Jacques Dumont (French, 1701–1781), Portrait(s) designed by Alexandre Joseph Desenne (French, 1785–1827), Author Paul Scarron (French, 1610–1660), Publisher Rouquette Libraire (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 32.4 x 23.4 x 1.7 cm (12 3/4 x 9 3/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 18 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: P. Rouquette, 1883) Quarto; [2 ff.] vii pp. [17 ff.], plus 1 plate; original publisher’s gilt- and black-stamped red cloth.

Reduced illustrations after paintings of literary subjects.

Paris: P. Rouquette, 1883


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