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Les Bains de Diane ou le triomphe de l'amour. Poëme.

Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Engraved by Jean Massard (1740–1822), Engraved by Nicholas Ponce (French, 1746–1831), Engraved by Nicolas Joseph Voyez l'ainé (French, 1742–1806), Author Guillaume François Fouques Deshayes Desfontaines (French, 1733–1825), Publisher Jean-Pierre Costard (French, 1743–1815)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 295-296; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 42.


Overall: 21.7 x 15.1 x 1.5 cm (8 9/16 x 5 15/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with four etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: J. P. Costard, 1770) Quarto; 63 leaves, plus title and 3 plates; modern gilt-stamped half dark blue morocco, marbled paper boards.

Pastoral illustrations.

Paris: J. P. Costard, 1770


Acquired in 1905 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