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Tableau de la volupté--poème en vers

Le Tableau de la volupté ou les quatres parties du jour

Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Engraved by Edouard R. de Malval (French, born in 1849), Decoration designed by Paul-Eugène Mesplès (French, active 1848–1883), Author Pierre Ulric Dubuisson (French, 1746–1794), Publisher Edouard Rouveyre (French, 1849–1930)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 22.8 x 14.7 x 1.4 cm (9 x 5 13/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Edouard Rouveyre, 1882) Octavo; 80 pp. [2 ff.], plus plates; original publisher’s printed wrappers.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Edouard Rouveyre, 1882


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