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Lettre de Sapho à Phaon...troisième édition

Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Illustrated by Pierre Philippe Choffard (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Jacques Aliamet (French, 1726–1788), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Author Adrien Michel Hyacinthe Blin de Sainmore (French, 1733–1807), Publisher Sébastien Jorry (French, died in 1774)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 156 (1766 ed.)


Overall: 21.1 x 13.7 x 1.3 cm (8 5/16 x 5 3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two etching and engravings and one etching

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Sébastien Jorry, 1768) Quarto; 16 leaves, plus plate; nineteenth[?]-century gilt-stamped red morocco.

Literary illustration; decorative vignette and tailpiece.

Paris: Sébastien Jorry, 1768


Winston H. Hagen (bookplate); acquired in 1922 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