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Oeuvres de serrurerie

late 18th century
Jean François Forty (French, active 1775–1790), Publisher Louis-Joseph Mondhare (French, active about 1760–about 1792)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Guilmard, p. 230; Berlin 1372


Overall: 42.1 x 28.1 x 1.5 cm (16 9/16 x 11 1/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bound set of 18 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

(Paris and Marseille: Chez l’auteur [1-3]; Paris: Mondhare et Jean [4], [late 18th century]) Folio; 18 [of 24] leaves; modern gilt-stamped marbled gray-green morocco.

Designs for decorative ironwork for window grills, balconies, and staircase railings.

Paris and Marseille: Chez l’auteur [1-3]; Paris: Mondhare et Jean [4], [late 18th century]


Georges Mathias, Paris, from whom purchased by MFA, October 4, 1934.

Credit Line

Ellen Page Hall Fund