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Monument du costume physique et moral de la fin du dix-huitième siècle, ou tableaux de la vie, ornés de figures

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[Paris: 1775; and] Neuwied sur le Rhin: Société typographique, 1789


Frederick R. Halsey (1847-1918; see Lugt 1308); his sale, New York, 26 April 1917, from which purchased through George D. Smith by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

Bequest of William A. Sargent

Suite d'estampes pour servir à l'histoire des moeurs et du costume des françois


Place of Publication

Neuwied, Germany

Place of Publication

Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 352-353, 881-882; Ray, Art of French Illustrated Book, 55; Bocher, Moreau, pp. 486-96, nos. 1348-71


Overall: 55 x 42.8 x 4.5 cm (21 5/8 x 16 7/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 38 etching and engravings, extra-illustrated with 37 etching and engravings


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Prints, Bound Sets