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Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Engraved by Jacob Folkema (Dutch, 1692–1767), Engraved by Nicolaes van Frankendaal (Dutch, active 1733–1775), Author Jean-Jacques Rousseau (French, 1712–1778), Publisher Marc Michel Rey (1720–1780)

Place of Publication: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, French Illustrated Book, 16


Overall: 19.2 x 12.4 x 1 cm (7 9/16 x 4 7/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 13 etchings and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Amsterdam: Marc Michel Rey, 1761) Duodecimo; 12 leaves, plus 12 plates; modern beige paper boards.

Decorative title fleuron; illustrations to Rousseau’s novel.

Amsterdam: Marc Michel Rey, 1761


Acquired in 1906 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