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Premier[-Quatorzième] cahier des arabesques

about 1780
Engraved by Louis-Marin Bonnet (French, 1736–1793), After Jean-Baptiste Huet (French, 1745–1811)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Guilmard, p. 252; Berlin 481; Herold, Bonnet, nos. 671-684


Overall: 29.2 x 22.7 x 2.2 cm (11 1/2 x 8 15/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bound set of fifty-four crayon-manner engravings [plus two tracings]

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

(Paris: Bonnet [about 1780]) Quarto; 56 leaves; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped red morocco (red cloth slipcase).

Ornamental arabesque designs.

Paris: Bonnet [about 1780]


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

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund