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Vues des chefs-lieux des 86 départements de la France, dessinées d'après nature et lithographiées par les plus habiles artistes

Views in France

about 1840?
Illustrated by Jean Louis Tirpenne (French, born in 1801), Illustrated by Alexandre-Jules Monthelier (French, 1804–1883), Illustrated by Victor Jean Adam (French, 1801–1866), Illustrated by Nicolas Chapuy (French, 1790–1858), Illustrated by Frédéric Villeneuve (French, 1796–1842), Illustrated by Isidore Laurent Deroy (French, 1797–1886), Illustrated by Joseph-Louis Leborne (French, 1796–1865), Illustrated by Lecamus (French, 19th century), Illustrated by Franz Joseph Sandmann (German, 1805–1856), Illustrated by Edouard-Jean-Marie Hostein (French, 1804–1889), Illustrated by Antoine Drulin (French, 1802–1869), Illustrated by Louis-Julien Jacottet (French, 1806–1880), Illustrated by Ferdinand Victor Perrot (French, 1808–1841), Illustrated by Pierre Louis Duplat (French, 1795–1870), Publisher Bénard [Firm] (French, early 19th century), Printer Senefelder [firm] (French, early 19th century)

Place of Publication: Bénard, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Beraldi, v. 12, p. 124


Overall: 45.6 x 31 x 2.6 cm (17 15/16 x 12 3/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bound set of 72 lithographs

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

(Paris: Bénard [about 1840?]) 45.6 cm; 72 plates; 19th-century gilt-stamped embossed green cloth.

Paris: Bénard [about 1840?]


Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900, first MFA print curator), by whom given to MFA, October 20, 1898.

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler