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Le Tableau de la volupté, ou les quatre parties du jour

Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Author Pierre Ulric Dubuisson (French, 1746–1794)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 330


Overall: 17.6 x 12 x 1 cm (6 15/16 x 4 3/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 13 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(“Cythère” [i.e., Paris]: 1771) Octavo; 34 leaves, plus 5 plates; modern gilt-stamped green morocco (A. Motte).

Pastoral illustrations.

“Cythère” [i.e., Paris]: 1771


Unidentified collector's mark [Le Baclier de Tinans??--Sargent inscr. on preliminary leaf]; acquired in 1910 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