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Paris: Jean Baptiste Coignard, for Grégoire Dupuis, 1719


Acquired from William Ridler, Bookseller, London, by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

Bequest of William A. Sargent


Place of Publication

Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 594; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 3; Bibliothèque nationale, Inventaire 18th century, v. 10 (Gillot), nos. 31-98

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 103 etchings and engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books