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Mon Odyssée ou le journal de mon retour de Saintonge. Poëme a Chloé.

Illustrated by Aignan Thomas Desfriches (French, 1715–1800), Illustrated by François Boucher (French, 1703–1770), Etched by Charles-Nicolas Cochin le fils (French, 1715–1790), Etched by Pierre Quentin Chedel (French, 1705–1762), Author Pierre Honoré Robbé de Beauveset (French, 1714?–1792)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 896; Bibliothèque nationale, Inventaire 18th cen., v. 5, pp. 83-84, nos. 301-304


Overall: 18.4 x 12.6 x 1.5 cm (7 1/4 x 4 15/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with five etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(The Hague [i.e., Paris]: 1760) Octavo; 63 leaves, plus 4 plates; modern half gilt-stamped brown morocco, marbled paper boards.

Literary illustrations

The Hague [i.e., Paris]: 1760


Acquired in 1907 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