Les Métamorphoses...gravées sur les desseins des meilleurs peintres français.

Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Illustrated by Charles Monnet (French, 1732–after 1808), Illustrated by François Boucher (French, 1703–1770)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 26.6 x 21 x 3.5 cm (10 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bound set of 141 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

(Paris: Basan and Le Mire [1767-1771]) Quarto; 141 leaves; modern gilt-stamped red morocco.

Engraved title; illustrations to Ovid’s poem.

Paris: Basan and Le Mire [1767-1771]


Robson & Kerslake Booksellers, London (label); acquired in 1905 from Maggs, London, 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