Tableau de Paris, ou explication de différentes figures

Illustrated by Balthazar Anton Dunker (German, worked in France and Switzerland, 1746–1807), Author Louis Sébastien Mercier (French, 1740–1814)

Place of Publication: Yverdon, Switzerland

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 701


Overall: 17.5 x 14 x 2 cm (6 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 96 etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Yverdon: 1787) Small quarto; 32 leaves, plus frontispiece and 95 plates; modern gilt-stamped marbled brown morocco (Riviere).

Satirical illustrations of Parisian customs and fashions.

Yverdon: 1787


The Knight of Morar (armorial bookplate); acquired in 1926 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