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Description des principales pierres gravées du Cabinet de S. A. S Monseigneur le duc d'Orléans, premier prince du sang

Paris: Imprimerie de Monsieur, for La Chau, Le Blond, et Pissot, 1780[-1784]

Provenance

Collection Pierre Defer (1798-1870) and Henri Dumesnil (1823-1898; collector's mark on title [Lugt 739]; acquired in 1910 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

Bequest of William A. Sargent

1780–84

Place of Publication

Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 542; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 67

Accession Number

37.1705a-b

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 239 etching and engravings

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books