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Tarsis et Zélie. Nouvelle édition.

Illustrated by Charles-Nicolas Cochin le fils (French, 1715–1790), Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Engraved by Charles Étienne Gaucher (French, 1741–1804), Engraved by Isidore Stanislas Helman (French, 1743–1806), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Engraved by Louis Joseph Masquelier (French, 1741–1811), Engraved by Jean Massard (1740–1822), Engraved by François Denis Née (French, 1735–1818), Engraved by Nicholas Ponce (French, 1746–1831), Author Roland Levayer de Boutigny (French, 1627–1685), Publisher Jean-Baptiste Guillaume Musier fils (French, died in 1810)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 643


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 21.7 x 15.2 x 4.5 cm (8 9/16 x 6 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 26 etching and engravings (plus 26 facsimiles)

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Musier fils, 1774) Octavo, three vols.; [v. 1] 300 leaves, plus 1 plate (and 11 added plates); [v. 2] 284 ll., plus 1 pl. (and 7 added pls.); [v. 3] 301 ll., plus 1 pl. (and 8 added pls.); nineteenth[?]-century gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Musier fils, 1774


Charles de Hoffmann, Brussels (armorial bookplate); acquired in 1905 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