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Les Aventures de Télémaque

about 1811
Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Engraved by Abraham Girardet (French, 1764–1823), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Portrait(s) designed by Joseph Vivien (French, 1657–1734), Engraved by Remi Henri Joseph Delvaux (French, 1748/50–1823), Author François de Salignac de la Mothe- Fénelon (French, 1651–1715), Publisher Antoine Augustin Renouard (French, 1765–1853)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 389 [under 1802 Renouard edition]


Overall: 28 x 18.9 x 1.7 cm (11 x 7 7/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bound set of 26 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

(Paris: Ant. Aug. Renouard [about 1811]) Octavo; 26 leaves; modern gilt-stamped half dark blue morocco, blue marbled paper boards.

Literary illustrations; author portrait.

Paris: Ant. Aug. Renouard [about 1811]


Acquired in 1917 in Paris 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