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Les Amours de Psyché et de Cupidon...nouvelle édition

Illustrated by Louis Binet (French, 1744–about 1800), Engraved by Auguste Blanchard (French, 1766–after 1832), Author Jean de La Fontaine (French, 1621–1695), Printer Charles Frobert Patris (French, born in 1751?)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 583


Overall: 13 x 8.1 x 2.3 cm (5 1/8 x 3 3/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Patris, 1796) Duodecimo; 117 leaves, plus 6 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf (cream-colored phase box).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Patris, 1796


Maria Teresa Micheli (inscription on front flyleaf verso); acquired in 1912 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