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Le temple des muses, orné de lx tableaux où sont representés les évènemens les plus remarquables de l'antiquité fabuleuse

Illustrated by Abraham Jansz. van Diepenbeeck (Flemish, 1596–1675), Illustrated by Pierre Brebiette (French, about 1598–1642), Engraved by Bernard Picart (French, 1673–1733), Printer and Publisher Zacharias Chatelain (Dutch, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 531


Overall: 47.5 x 32 x 5 cm (18 11/16 x 12 5/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 63 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Amsterdam: Zacharias Chatelain, 1733) Folio; 83 leaves, plus 61 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped dark brown calf.

Allegorical engraved title; illustrations to classical myths; decorative title vignette; coat of arms of dedicatee

Amsterdam: Zacharias Chatelain, 1733


Acquired in 1917 from Goodspeed's Bookshop, Boston, 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