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Oeuvres poissardes

Attributed to Nicolas-André Monsiau (French, 1754/55–1837), Author Jean Jacques Vadé (French, 1719–1757), Author Louis Lécluse (French, 1711–1792), Printer Pierre François Didot (French, 1731–1793), Publisher André Defer de Maisonneuve (French, 1749–1795)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 1005


Overall: 13.5 x 9 x 1.3 cm (5 5/16 x 3 9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with five etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Didot jeune, for Ve. Defer Demaisonneuve and Josse, 1796) 18mo; 108 leaves, plus 5 plates; twentieth-century gilt-stamped half green morocco, green marbled paper boards (David).

Literary illustrations; author portrait.

Paris: Didot jeune, for Ve. Defer Demaisonneuve and Josse, 1796


Acquired in 1908 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