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Promenade ou itinéraire des jardins d'Ermenonville

Promenades ou itinéraire des jardins de Chantilly

Illustrated by J. Mérigot (French, active 1772–1816), Publisher Mérigot père [firm] (French, 18th century), Publisher Desenne [firm] (French, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 704; Berlin Ornament cat., 3476-77


Overall: 22.5 x 14.5 x 2.7 cm (8 7/8 x 5 11/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 45 etching and engravings, one etched plan, and engraved music

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Mérigot père [et al.], 1788; Paris: Desenne [et al.], 1791) Octavo, two titles bound together; [Ermenonville] 34 leaves, plus 25 plates and two leaves of engraved music; [Chantilly] 30 ll., plus 20 pls. and one folding map; contemporary gilt-stamped brown calf.

Views of landscaped gardens.

Paris: Mérigot père [et al.], 1788; Paris: Desenne [et al.], 1791


Unidentified initials at base of spine of binding "C.M."; West Dean Library (booklabel); acquired in 1924 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