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Le Roué vertueux, poëme en prose en quatre chants

Lettre d'un jeune metaphysicien, a une jeune dame...sur Le Roué vertueux et consorts.

Illustrated by Jean Baptiste Le Prince (French, 1734–1781), Woodcuts by Jean Michel Papillon (French, 1698–1776), Author Charles-Georges Doucet Coqueley de Chaussepierre (French, 1711–1791)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 253 (2nd ed.)


Overall: 19.6 x 13.1 x 1.1 cm (7 11/16 x 5 3/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six etching and aquatints

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Lauzanne [i.e., Paris]: 1770) Octavo; 36 leaves, plus 5 plates; modern gilt-stamped half brown morocco, brown marbled paper boards.

Literary illustrations; decorative woodcuts.

Lauzanne [i.e., Paris]: 1770


Acquired in 1925 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