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[Title page] Basan. Catalogue Raisonné des différens objets de curiosités dans les sciences et arts, qui composoient le Cabinet de feu Mr Mariette. (Paris: chez l'Auteur et chez Desprez, 1775); G. de St. Aubin original drawings in the margin.

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Paris: Desprez, 1775


Sketch on page 207 signed by Gabriel de Saint-Aubin.


Saint-Aubin's estate; possibly sold to Baron de Saint-Julien or dispersed after the death of Augustin de Saint Aubin; Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830; Lugt 2446); J. Hogarth; C. Richardson, Manchester, England, book dealer from whom acquired by William A. Sargent (1858-1936), Boston, MA on July 26, 1921 (Cat. 87, no. 242: £2/10/-); his bequest to MFA November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

Bequest of William A. Sargent


Place of Publication

Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Dacier 1042; Lugt Répertoire 2453. Cohen 115.


Sheet: 21 x 13 cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.): Overall: 22 x 13.5 x 4.4 cm (8 11/16 x 5 5/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Printed book with marginal drawings in black chalk, with some red chalk, pen and ink, and watercolor


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