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Oeuvres de Colardeau

Illustrated by Charles Monnet (French, 1732–after 1808), Engraved by Jean Charles Baquoy (French, 1721–1777), Engraved by Nicolas Delaunay (French, 1739–1792)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 246


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 20.6 x 14.5 x 4.3 cm (8 1/8 x 5 11/16 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 12 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Ballard; Le Jay, 1779) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 214 leaves, plus 4 plates; [v. 2] 251 ll., plus 8 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.

Author portrait; literary illustrations.

Paris: Ballard; Le Jay, 1779


Acquired in 1915 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