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Oeuvres complettes de Crébillon, nouvelle édition

Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Charles-Eugène Duponchel (French, born in 1748), Engraved by François Robert Ingouf le jeune (French, 1747–1812), Engraved by Charles François Adrien Macret (French, 1751–1789), Engraved by Philippe Trière (French, 1756–about 1815), Portrait(s) designed by Maurice Quentin de La Tour (French, 1704–1788), Author Prosper Jolyot Crébillon (French, 1674–1762), Printer Jacques Gabriel Clousier (French, died in 1804)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 263-264


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 20.7 x 13.5 x 3.3 cm (8 1/8 x 5 5/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with ten etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Clousier, for Libraires associés, 1785) Octavo, three vols.; [v. 1] 284 leaves, plus 4 plates; [v. 2] 190 ll., plus 4 pls.; [v. 3] 169 ll., plus 2 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.

Literary illustrations; author portrait.

Paris: Clousier, for Libraires associés, 1785


Acquired in 1910 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