User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Histoire de Manon Lescaut et du Chevalier des Grieux

Paris: P. Didot l'aîné, for Bleuet, 1797


Jean-Anatole Eudes de Boistertre (1810-1892, armorial bookplate); Sir David Salomons Bart. (armorial bookplate); Léon Mercier (booklabel); acquired from Damascene Morgand, Paris, in 1910 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 823; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 92

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with eight etching and engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books