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Les bienfaits du sommeil, ou les quatres rêves accomplis

Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 508


Overall: 15.8 x 10.3 x 0.8 cm (6 1/4 x 4 1/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with etched and engraved title and four etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Fr. Amb. Didot, for Brunet, 1776) Octavo; 8 leaves, plus title and 4 plates; modern gilt-stamped red morocco.

Etched and engraved title, literary illustrations.

Paris: Fr. Amb. Didot, for Brunet, 1776


Acquired in 1922 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