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Premier[-Douzième] cahier d'arabesques et de décorations propres aux artistes de ce genre

about 1788
Etched by Laurent Guyot (French, 1756–about 1808), After Etienne de Lavallée-Poussin (French, 1735–1802)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 505; Bibliothèque nationale, Inventaire 18th cen., v. 11, pp. 144-48, nos. 202-49.


Overall: 36.6 x 28 x 2.3 cm (14 7/16 x 11 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bound set of 48 etchings and lavis-manner engravings printed in brown and hand-colored

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

(Paris: Guyot / Frères Guyot [about 1788]) Folio; 48 leaves; modern gilt-stamped greenish brown morocco.

Arabesque designs, hand-colored.

Paris: Guyot / Frères Guyot [about 1788]


Georges Mathias, Paris, from whom purchased by MFA, July 1, 1931.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund