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Lettres d'une péruvienne

Illustrated by Jean-Jacques François Le Barbier (French, 1738–1826), Engraved by Pierre Philippe Choffard (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Louis Michel Halbou (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Charles Étienne Gaucher (French, 1741–1804), Engraved by François Robert Ingouf le jeune (French, 1747–1812), Engraved by Charles Louis Lingée (French, 1748–1819), Engraved by Charles Emmanuel Jean Baptiste Patas (French, 1744–1802), Portrait(s) designed by Maurice Quentin de La Tour (French, 1704–1788), Author Madame de Graffigny (French, 1695–1758), Printer Mathieu Migneret (French, 1743–1814)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 447


Overall: 22.3 x 14.8 x 3 cm (8 3/4 x 5 13/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with seven etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Migneret, 1797) Octavo; 244 leaves, plus 7 plates; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (Riviere & Son).

Literary illustrations; author portrait.

Paris: Migneret, 1797


[J.?] Dawson Brodie (armorial bookplate); Robson & Kerslake, London, bookseller (label); acquired from Zaehnsdorf, London, in 1910 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