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Livre nouveau de fleurs tres-util pour l'art d'orfevrerie, et autres

Attributed to Nicolas Cochin (French, 1610–1686), Publisher Balthasar Moncornet (French, about 1600–1668)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 4419; Guilmard, p. 54, no. 71; Bibliothèque Nationale, Inventaire 17th, v. 3, p. 76, nos. 879-90


Overall: 13.4 x 16.6 x 0.5 cm (5 1/4 x 6 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Set of etched title page and 12 etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Balthazar Moncornet, 1645) Octavo; 13 leaves; modern paste-paper wrappers, marbled paper case.

Plates are divided horizontally, with depictions of flowers above, and landscapes and battle scenes below.

Paris: Balthazar Moncornet, 1645


Edmond Foulc (died in 1916; his sale, Paris 1914, no. 140); Sandbergs Bokhandel, Stockholm, from whom purchased by MFA, May 14, 1959.

Credit Line

George Peabody Gardner Fund