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Ah! que de passages de douleur à la joie..., opposite page 98, sixth plate in the book Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane by Alain René LeSage (Paris: Hubert … Janet, An III [1795]), vol. 3
Date:
1795
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 200 x 125 mm (7 7/8 x 4 15/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Edition: apparently first with these illustrations (see Benezit), printed by Didot jeune
Binding:mottled calf, gilt, gilt gauffered edges, marbled endpapers, ca. 1795
Volumes in Set: 4, of which this is vol. 3
Pagination:382 pp.
Languages Used in Text:French
Provenance:no bookplates this vol.
Exhibition History:
Remarks:illustrations mostly but not entirely by Bornet, mostly engraved by Hubert
Conservation note: leather could use treatment

Accession Number:
1963.30.39035(v.3).56
Acquisition Date:
1963-01-01
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.