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Le temple de Gnide mis en vers

1773 (?)
Illustrated by Charles Monnet (French, 1732–after 1808), Engraved by Jean Charles Baquoy (French, 1721–1777), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Isidore Stanislas Helman (French, 1743–1806), Engraved by Louis Joseph Masquelier (French, 1741–1811), Engraved by François Denis Née (French, 1735–1818), Engraved by Nicholas Ponce (French, 1746–1831), Portrait(s) designed by Guillaume Voiriot (French, 1713–1799), Author Charles-Pierre Colardeau (French, 1732–1776), Publisher Edmé-Jean Le Jay (French, died in 1797?)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 245-46


Overall: 19 x 12.9 x 1.6 cm (7 1/2 x 5 1/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with etched and engraved title and eight etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Le Jay [1773?]) Octavo; 55 leaves, plus portrait, title, and seven plates; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Decorative title, author portrait, literary illustrations.

Paris: Le Jay [1773?]


Unidentified blind collector's stamp on title with initials "BON"; acquired in 1924 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