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Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Engraved by A. B. Duhamel (French, 1736–after 1800), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Michel Dupréel (French, active 1787–1817), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Author Jean Baptiste Louis Gresset (French, 1709–1777), Publisher Saugrain [firm] (French, late 18th century), Printer Pierre François Didot (French, 1731–1793)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 462


Overall: 13.4 x 8.9 x 2 cm (5 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with five etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Didot jeune, for Saugrain, l’an deuxième [1794]) 18mo; 87 leaves; contemporary[?] gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Didot jeune, for Saugrain, l’an deuxième [1794]


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