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Zélis au bain. Poëme en quatre chants

Engraver Noël Le Mire (French, 1724–1801), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Engraver Jacques Aliamet (French, 1726–1788), After Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Author Alexandre Frédéric Jacque de Masson, marquis de Pezay (French, 1741–1777)

Place of Publication: Geneva, Switzerland

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 796


Overall: 21.2 x 14.1 x 1.1 cm (8 3/8 x 5 9/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 13 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Geneva [1763]) Quarto; 26 leaves; modern gilt-stamped blue morocco (Chambolle-Duru)

Plates and vignettes illustrating pastoral, erotic poem

Geneva [1763]


Acquired in 1918 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