Oeuvres de Ranson, Vol. 3

1778 or later
Designed by Pierre Ranson (French, 1736–1786), Designed by Fossier (French, active about 1765), Engraved by Pierre-Gabriel Berthault (French, 1737–1831), Engraved by A. B. Duhamel (French, 1736–after 1800), Engraved by Jacques Juillet (French, born in 1739), Engraved by Etienne Claude Voysard (French, 1746–about 1812), Publisher Jacques-François Chéreau (French, 1742–1794), Publisher Le Campion frères (French, active 1769–1790), Publisher Esnauts et Rapilly (French, 18th century), Publisher Louis-Joseph Mondhare (French, active about 1760–about 1792)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Guilmard, pp. 249-51; Berlin 488-89. [Fossier] Guilmard, p. 247; Berlin 460.


Overall: 44.9 x 30.4 x 4.7 cm (17 11/16 x 11 15/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bound set of 141 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

(Paris: Fr. Chereau [and others]: 1778 or later) Folio; 141 leaves; modern gilt-stamped marbled brown morocco.

Decorative designs for “trophies,” beds, panel decorations, fire screens, fans, etc.

Paris: Fr. Chereau [and others]: 1778 or later


Georges Mathias, Paris, from whom purchased by MFA, July 1, 1930.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund