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Mes rêveries: contenant Erato et l'Amour, poëme; suivi des riens

Illustrated by Claude-Louis Desrais (French, 1746–1816), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Claude Chatelain (French, about 1710–about 1771), Engraved by Louis Sailliar (French, 1748–about 1795), Author Claude Joseph Dorat (French, 1734–1780)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 322


Overall: 21.4 x 14.3 x 1.9 cm (8 7/16 x 5 5/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(London [i.e., Paris]: 1771) Quarto; 44 leaves, plus 2 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.

Literary illustrations.

London [i.e., Paris]: 1771


Acquired in 1915 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