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Les Graces

Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Illustrated by François Boucher (French, 1703–1770), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Engraved by Jean Massard (1740–1822), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Author Anne-Gabriel Meusnier de Querlon (French, 1702–1780), Publisher Laurent François Prault (French, 1712–1780), Publisher Bailly (French, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 834


Overall: 21.3 x 15.2 x 3.2 cm (8 3/8 x 6 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved title and six etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Laurent Prault, & Bailly, 1769) Octavo; 172 leaves, plus title and 5 plates; modern gilt-stamped red-brown morocco.

Decorative engraved title; literary illustrations.

Paris: Laurent Prault, & Bailly, 1769


Acquired in 1908 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