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Tangu et Félime, poëme en IV chant

about 1880
Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Engraved by Louis Michel Halbou (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Nicholas Ponce (French, 1746–1831), Author Jean-François de La Harpe (French, 1739–1803), Publisher Rouquette Libraire (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 20.2 x 12.5 x 1.2 cm (7 15/16 x 4 15/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with eight etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: “Pissot” [i.e., Rouquette, about 1880]) Small quarto; 71 pages, plus six plates; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (Allô).

Author portrait; literary illustrations; decorative engraved title and vignettes.

Paris: “Pissot” [i.e., Rouquette, about 1880]


Emile Levavasseur (bookplate); acquired in 1921 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