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Oeuvres complètes de Jean Racine, nouvelle édition

Illustrated by Jean-Jacques François Le Barbier (French, 1738–1826), Engraved by Pierre-Charles Baquoy (1759–1829), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Michel Dupréel (French, active 1787–1817), Engraved by Charles Étienne Gaucher (French, 1741–1804), Engraved by Louis Michel Halbou (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Vincent Marie Langlois (French, born in 1756), Engraved by Charles Emmanuel Jean Baptiste Patas (French, 1744–1802), Engraved by Antoine Louis Romanet (French, 1742–1810), Engraved by N. Thomas (French, about 1750–about 1812), Portrait(s) designed by Jean-Baptiste Santerre (French, 1651–1717), Author Jean Racine (French, 1639–1699), Publisher Jean-François Pierre Deterville (French, 1766–1842), Printer Pierre François Didot (French, 1731–1793)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 849


Overall: 20.7 x 13.5 x 3.5 cm (8 1/8 x 5 5/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 13 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Didot jeune, for Deterville, 1796) Octavo, four vols.; [v. 1] 225 leaves, plus 6 plates; [v. 2] 220 ll., plus 5 pls.; [v. 3] 203 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 4] 246 ll.; contemporary gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.

Literary illustrations; author portrait.

Paris: Didot jeune, for Deterville, 1796


Acquired in 1914 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