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Illustrated by Pierre-Paul Prud'hon (French, 1758–1823), Engraved by François Joseph Étienne Beisson (French, 1759–1820), Engraved by Jacques Louis Copia (French, 1764–1799), Engraved by Barthélemy Joseph Fulcran Roger (French, 1767–1841), Author Pierre-Joseph Bernard (French, 1710–1775), Printer and Publisher Pierre Didot (French, 1761–1853)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 133


Overall: 33.8 x 25.8 x 2.5 cm (13 5/16 x 10 3/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with four etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: P. Didot l’aîné, 1797) Large quarto; 107 leaves, plus 4 plates; modern gilt-stamped brown morocco (Riviere & Son).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: P. Didot l’aîné, 1797


[J.?] Dawson Brodie (armorial bookplate); acquired in London in 1905 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