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Les avantures de Télémaque, fils d'Ulysse...nouvelle édition

Engraved by Jacob Folkema (Dutch, 1692–1767), Engraved by Pierre Imbert Drevet (French, 1697–1739), Engraved by Balthasar Bernaerts (Dutch, active 1711–1737), Engraved by Pieter Tanjé (Netherlandish, 1706–1761), Engraved by Claude Augustin Duflos (1701–1784), Engraved by Jan Schenk (Dutch, active 1731–1746), Engraved by Louis Surugue (French, 1686–1762), Engraved by Pieter van Gunst (Dutch, 1659–1724), After Bernard Picart (French, 1673–1733), After Louis Fabritius Dubourg (Dutch, 1693–1775), After Gabriel François Louis Debrie (French, 18th century), After Joseph Vivien (French, 1657–1734), Woodcuts by Jean Michel Papillon (French, 1698–1776), Author François de Salignac de la Mothe- Fénelon (French, 1651–1715), Publisher Jacob Wetstein (Dutch, active 1721–1750), Publisher Zacharias Chatelain (Dutch, 18th century), Publisher Jean Hofhout (Dutch, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Amsterdam, Netherlands; Place of Publication: Rotterdam, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 381-382; Ray, French, 1


Overall: 28 x 23.2 x 4 cm (11 x 9 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 73 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Amsterdam: J. Wetstein & G. Smith, & Zacharie Chatelain, and Rotterdam: Jean Hofhout, 1734) Quarto; 232 leaves, plus 27 plates; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped brown calf.

Author portrait; allegorical frontispiece; illustrations to story; headpieces and vignettes

Amsterdam: J. Wetstein & G. Smith, and Zacharie Chatelain, and Rotterdam: Jean Houthot, 1734


Acquired in 1923 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