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Planches gravées d'après plusieurs positions dans lesquelles doivent se trouver les soldats, conformément à l'Ordonnance du Roi de de l'exercice de l'infanterie du 1er. janvier 1766

Ordonnance du Roi pour régler l'exercice de l'infanterie du 1er janvier 1766.

Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Etched by Guillaume Nicolas Delahaye (French, 1725–1802)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 457; Bibliothèque nationale, Inventaire 18th cen., v. 10, pp. 591-93, nos. 1427-1460


Overall: 31.6 x 22.8 x 1.8 cm (12 7/16 x 9 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bound set of prints with 12 etching and engravings (most folding)

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

([Paris] 1766) Quarto; 12 leaves (most folding); half modern red cloth, red marbled paper boards.

Illustrations of soldiers handling rifles

[Paris] 1766


Acquired in 1906 [prob. from G. Lemallier, Libraire, Paris--cat. page laid in book] 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