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The Council of Rats (Aesop's Fables)

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Provenance

Bernard Quaritch Ltd, London, to MFA 2001; no previous ownership provided. Album bound and organized in France about 1770-1775

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Ruth V.S. Lauer in memory of Julia Wheaton Saines

about 1681

Catalogue Raisonné

Jombert 170,18; BNIFF 1327, first state

Dimensions

Sheet: 6.8 x 8.1 cm (2 11/16 x 3 3/16 in.) Platemark: 6 x 7.4 cm (2 3/8 x 2 15/16 in.) Image: 5.7 x 7.2 cm (2 1/4 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2001.275.2.415

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