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Théatre de Voltaire

1809
Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Engraved by Maurice Blot (French, 1753–1818), Engraved by Jacques-Joseph Coiny (French, 1761–1809), Engraved by Louis Croutelle (French, 1765–1829), Engraved by Remi Henri Joseph Delvaux (French, 1748/50–1823), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Engraved by François Godefroy (French, 1743–1819), Engraved by François Robert Ingouf le jeune (French, 1747–1812), Engraved by Bernard Antoine Nicollet (French, 1740–1807), Engraved by Jacques-Louis Petit (French, 1760–about 1812), Engraved by Jean François Ribault (French, 1767–1820), Engraved by Barthélemy Joseph Fulcran Roger (French, 1767–1841), Engraved by Antoine Louis Romanet (French, 1742–1810), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Engraved by Philippe Trière (French, 1756–about 1815), Engraved by Antoine-Claude-François Villerey (French, 1754–1828), Portrait(s) designed by Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, 1736–1807), After Jean-Antoine Houdon (French, 1741–1828), Author François Marie Arouet de Voltaire (French, 1694–1778), Publisher Antoine Augustin Renouard (French, 1765–1853)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 1047 (illustrations)

Dimensions

Overall (each vol., depth variable): 21.7 x 14 x 3.7 cm (8 9/16 x 5 1/2 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1549a-i

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 45 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Ant. Aug. Renouard, 1809) Octavo, nine vols.; (v. 1) [3 ff.] 430 pp., plus 5 plates; (v. 2) [2 ff.] 380 pp. [1 f.], plus 5 pls.; (v. 3) [2 ff], 423 pp., plus 5 pls.; (v. 4) [2 ff] 427 pp., plus 5 pls.; (v. 5) [2 ff.] 441 pp., plus 4 pls.; (v. 6) [2 ff.] 418 pp. [1 f.], plus 5 pls.; (v. 7) [2 ff.] 425 pp., plus 4 pls.; (v. 8) [2 ff.] 510 pp. [1 f.], plus 7 pls.; (v. 9) [2 ff.] 551 pp., plus 5 pls.; contemporary blind- and gilt-stamped brown morocco (rebacked).

Theatrical illustrations; author portrait.


Paris: Ant. Aug. Renouard, 1809

Provenance

Acquired in 1920 from Brentano's, New York, 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