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Geneva: Barde, Manget & Compagnie, and Paris: Cuchet, 1785[-1789]


Acquired in 1927 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

Place of Publication

Geneva, Switzerland

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 198; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 46

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 119 etching and engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books