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Les Quatre parties du jour, poëme traduit de l'allemand

Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Engraved by Jean Charles Baquoy (French, 1721–1777), Author Friedrich Wilhelm Zachariä (German, 1726–1777), Publisher Jean-Baptiste Guillaume Musier fils (French, died in 1810), Printer Didot [firm] (French, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 1073


Overall: 20.5 x 13.8 x 2.3 cm (8 1/16 x 5 7/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with nine etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Imprimerie Didot, for J. B. G. Musier fils, 1769) Octavo; 99 [i.e., 97] leaves, plus 5 plates; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped speckled brown calf.

Literary illustrations and vignettes.

Paris: Imprimerie Didot, for J. B. G. Musier, 1769


Acquired in 1905 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