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Les jardins, poëme

Illustrated by Nicolas-André Monsiau (French, 1754/55–1837), Engraved by Pierre Philippe Choffard (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Benoît-Louis Prévost (French, about 1735–about 1804), Engraved by Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, 1736–1807), Author Jacques Delille (French, 1738–1813), Publisher Levrault (French, early 19th century), Printer Pierre Didot (French, 1761–1853)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 279-80


Overall: 16.9 x 10.5 x 2.1 cm (6 5/8 x 4 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with four etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: P. Didot l’aîné, for Levrault frères, 1801) Duodecimo; [3 ll.], xxxv, 216 pp., plus 4 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped half brown morocco, blue paper boards.

Pastoral illustrations.

Paris: P. Didot l’aîné, for Levrault frères, 1801


Acquired in 1923 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