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Premier[-Septième] livre de differents morceaux à l'usage de tous ceux qui s'appliquent au beaux arts

Le Moyen Oppenord

Etched by Gabriel Huquier (French, 1695–1772), Engraved by Charles Nicolas Cochin, père (French, 1688–1754), Engraved by François-Antoine Aveline (French, 1727–1780), Engraved by Benoît Audran II (French, 1698–1772), After Gilles-Marie Oppenord (French, 1672–1742), After Pierre Soubeyran (French, 1709–1775)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 383; Bibliothèque Nationale, Inventaire 18th cen., v. 11, pp. 498-501


Overall: 43.3 x 29 x 2.8 cm (17 1/16 x 11 7/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bound set of 89 etchings and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

(Paris: Gabriel Huquier [1737-1738]) Folio; 76 leaves; modern half gilt-stamped brown calf, marbled paper boards.

Illustrations of architectural ornament, including clocks, cartouches, frames, panel motifs, pilasters, fountains, etc.

Paris: Gabriel Huquier [1737-1738]


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

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund