Tableaux du Temple des Muses, représentant les vertus et les vices, sur les plus illustres fables de l'antiquité

after 1655
Engraved by Cornelis Bloemaert (Dutch, 1603–1684), After Abraham Jansz. van Diepenbeeck (Flemish, 1596–1675), After Pierre Brebiette (French, about 1598–1642), Author Michel de Marolles (French, 1600–1681)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet III, 1443; Le Blanc I, p. 376; Hollstein, Dutch & Flemish, II, p. 76, nos. 90-148


Overall: 42.8 x 29 x 2.5 cm (16 7/8 x 11 7/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book [plates only] with 60 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: 1655) Folio; 60 leaves; modern gilt-stamped mottled brown calf (Lauriat, Boston).

Engraved title; portrait; illustrations of ancient fables by Homer, Ovid, Hesiod, et al.

Paris: 1655


Acquired in 1913 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