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Roland furieux, poëme héroïque de l'Arioste

Oeuvres choisies du comte de Tressan

Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Louis Croutelle (French, 1765–1829), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Engraved by Mme de Monchy (French, 18th century), Engraved by Charles Emmanuel Jean Baptiste Patas (French, 1744–1802), Author Lodovico Ariosto (Italian, 1474–1533), Translator Louis-Elisabeth, comte de Tressan (French, 1705–1783), Publisher Pierre François Basan (French, 1723–1797)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 999


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 19.1 x 12.5 x 3.3 cm (7 1/2 x 4 15/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: 1788) Octavo, three vols.; [v. 1] 256 leaves, plus 2 pls.; [v. 2] 237 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 3] 246 ll., plus 2 pls.; contemporary[?] gilt- and blind-stamped brown calf.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: 1788


Acquired in 1917 from Goodspeed, Boston, 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