Requires Photography

Nella venuta in Roma di Madama Le Comte e dei Signori Watelet, e Copette

Etienne de Lavallée-Poussin (French, 1735–1802), Hubert Robert (French, 1733–1808), Franz Edmund Weirotter (Austrian, 1733–1771), Louis Jean-Jacques Durameau (French, 1733–1796), Etienne Benjamin Detang (French, 18th century), Louis-Charles François Petit-Radel (French, 1740–1818), Author Louis Subleyras (French, 1743–1814)

Place of Publication: Rome, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 960-61


Overall: 18.7 x 13.6 x 1.5 cm (7 3/8 x 5 3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 32 etchings and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Rome: 1764) Octavo; 33 leaves; half modern gilt-stamped red morocco, orange paper boards.

Illustrations of events during a visit to Rome by Claude-Henri Watelet, Madame Le Comte, the abbé Copette, Franz Edmund Weirotter, and Savalette de Buchelay, and their welcome by members of the French Academy there; several allegorical and decorative vignettes and borders

Rome: 1764


Acquired in 1927 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