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Les graveurs du dix-huitième siècle

Author Baron Roger Portalis (French, 1841–1912), Author Henri Béraldi (French, 1849–1931), Publisher Damascène Morgand (French, 1840–1898), Publisher Charles Fatout (French, died in 1882)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 26 x 19.5 x 4.6 cm (10 1/4 x 7 11/16 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed book, unillustrated

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Damascène Morgand et Charles Fatout, 1880-1882) Quarto, three vols.; (v. 1) [6 ff.] xii, 759 pp.; (v. 2) [6 ff.] 771 pp.; (v. 3) [6 ff.] 785 pp. [1 f.]; contemporary gilt-stamped red morocco.

Standard reference for 18th-century French engravers.

Paris: Damascène Morgand et Charles Fatout, 1880-1882


Acquired in London in 1909 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