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Les Tableaux; suivis de I'hist. de Mademoiselle de Syane et du comte de Marcy

Poësies pastorales

Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Jacques Aliamet (French, 1726–1788), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Author Alexandre Frédéric Jacque de Masson, marquis de Pezay (French, 1741–1777), Author Nicolas-Germain Léonard (French, 1744–1793), Publisher Delalain (firm) (18th century), Publisher Edmé-Jean Le Jay (French, died in 1797?)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 797, 623


Overall: 22.4 x 15.2 x 3.5 cm (8 13/16 x 6 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Two illustrated books (bound together) with seven etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Amsterdam, and Paris: Delalain, 1771; Geneva, and Paris: Lejay, 1771) Octavo, two titles bound together; [1] 65 leaves, plus one plate; [2] 117 leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Pastoral illustrations.

Amsterdam, and Paris: Delalain, 1771; Geneva, and Paris: Le Jay, 1771


Acquired in 1925 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