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Les principales aventures de l'admirable Don Quichotte

Engraved by Louis Surugue (French, 1686–1762), Engraved by Simon François Ravenet, l'aîné (French, 1706–1774), Engraved by François Joullain (French, 1697–1778), Engraved by Jean-Baptiste Haussard (French, 1679/80–1749), Engraved by Louise Magdeleine Horthemels Cochin (French, died in 1767), Engraved by Nicolas Dauphin Beauvais (French, 1687–1753), Engraved by François Poilly II (French, 1666–1741), Engraved by Nicolas Henri Tardieu (French, 1674–1749), Engraved by Bernard Lépicié (French, 1698–1755), Engraved by Nicolas Charles Silvestre (French, 1699–1767), After Charles Antoine Coypel (French, 1694–1752), Author Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (Spanish, 1547–1616)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 214-15; Ray, French Illustrated Book, p. 13


Overall: 36.9 x 35.1 x 2 cm (14 1/2 x 13 13/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bound set of 25 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

(Paris: Surugue, 1723-24) Folio; 25 leaves; modern gilt-stamped brown morocco (Zaehnsdorf).

Illustrations to Cervantes’s novel

Paris: Surugue, 1723-24


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