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Portraits des grands hommes, femmes illustres, et sujets mémorables de France, gravés et imprimés en couleurs

Paris: Blin [about 1786-1792]


John L. Dudley, Jr. (armorial bookplate dated 1909); acquired in 1917 from Anderson Auctions, New York, by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

Bequest of William A. Sargent

About 1786–92

Place of Publication

Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 951-952; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 86

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 194 etching and engravings printed in colors, with 21 further duplicate impressions laid in


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books