Oeuvres complettes de J. La Fontaine [plates only]
Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Engraved by Jean Bosq (French, early 19th century), Engraved by Jean Louis Delignon (French, 1755–about 1804), Engraved by Remi Henri Joseph Delvaux (French, 1748/50–1823), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Engraved by Louis François Mariage (French, active 1785–1811), Engraved by François Pigeot (French, early 19th century), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Engraved by Philippe Trière (French, 1756–about 1815), Engraved by Devilliers frères (French, 1784–about 1818/after 1844), Engraved by Antoine-Claude-François Villerey (French, 1754–1828), Portrait(s) designed by Hyacinthe François Rigau y Ros, called Hyacinthe Rigaud (French, 1659–1743), Engraved by Jean François Ribault (French, 1767–1820), Author Jean de La Fontaine (French, 1621–1695)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 585-86 (1814 edition)
Overall: 21.6 x 14.1 x 1.2 cm (8 1/2 x 5 9/16 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Bound set of 26 etching and engravings
Not On View
([Paris: 1814]) Octavo; 26 leaves; modern gilt-stamped red moroco, red marbled paper.
Literary illustrations; author portrait.
Acquired in 1916 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent