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Les mois, poëme en douze chants

Illustrated by Charles-Nicolas Cochin le fils (French, 1715–1790), Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Charles Étienne Gaucher (French, 1741–1804), Engraved by Nicholas Ponce (French, 1746–1831), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Author Jean-Antoine Roucher (French, 1745–1794), Publisher François-Augustin Quillau (French, 1743–1804)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 900


Overall: 29.9 x 22.9 x 7.8 cm (11 3/4 x 9 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with five etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Quillau, 1779) Quarto, two vols. in one; [v. 1] 186 leaves, plus 3 plates; [v. 2] 197 ll., plus 2 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Quillau, 1779


Acquired in 1911 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