Fables choisies, mises en vers

A work made of bound book with engravings, with etching, wood engravings and letterpress in black on ivory laid paper.

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  • A work made of bound book with engravings, with etching, wood engravings and letterpress in black on ivory laid paper.

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1755

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Illustrations designed by Jean-Baptiste Oudry (French, 1686-1755)
written by Jean de la Fontaine (French, 1621–1695)
engravings by Charles-Nicolas Cochin (French, 1715–1790), Nicolas-Gabriel Dupuis (French, 1698–1771), Dominique Sornique (French, 1708–1756), Pierre François Tardieu (French, 1711–1771), René Gaillard (French, c. 1719–1790), Pierre Chenu (French, c. 1718-c. 1800), Michel Aubert (French, 1700-1757), Jean Charles Baquoy (French, 1721-1777), Pierre-Étienne Moitte (French, 1722-1780), Etienne Fessard (French, 1714-1777), Jean Ouvrier (French, 1725-1754), Claude Olivier Galimard (French, 1719-1774), Jean-Jacques Flipart (French, 1719-1782), Nicolas Dauphin de Beauvais (French, c. 1687-1763), Louis-Claude Legrand (French, 1723–1807), Pierre Quentin Chedel (French, 1705-1763), Pierre Aveline (French, 1702-1760), Jacques Philippe Le Bas (French, 1707–1783), Pieter Franciscus Martenisie (Flemish, 1729-1789), Laurent Cars (French, 1699-1771), Jean Pelletier (French, born c. 1736), Pierre Louis de Surugue (French, 1716-1772), Jacques-Jean Pasquier (French, 1718-1785), Johann Christoph Teucher (German, c. 1716-c. 1750), Juste Chevillet (German, 1729-1790), Johann Heinrich Rode (German, 1727-1759), Élie du Mesnil (French, born 1726), Martin Marvie (French, 1713-1813), Jacques Firmin Beauvarlet (French, 1731-1797), William Wynne Ryland (British, 1732-1783), Jacques Aliamet (French, 1726-1788), Noël Le Mire (French, 1724-1801), Louis-Simon Lempereur (French, 1728-1807), and Antoine Radigues (French, 1721-1809)
wood engravings by Nicolas Le Sueur (French, 1691–1764) after illustrations designed by Jean Jacques Bachelier (French, 1724-1806)
printed by Charles-Antoine Jombert (French, 1712–1784)
published by Desaint et Saillant (French, 18th century) and Durand (French, 18th century)

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Artist

Jean-Baptiste Oudry

Title

Fables choisies, mises en vers

Origin

France

Date

1755

Medium

Bound book with engravings, with etching, wood engravings and letterpress in black on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

490 × 350 × 70 mm (book, closed); 490 × 745 × 65 mm (book, open)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Louis H. Silver

Reference Number

1960.211.1

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