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MS Typ 404-404.3

Gravelot, Hubert François, 1699-1773. Hubert François Gravelot drawings, 1738-1764 (MS Typ 404-MS Typ 404.2): Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Typ 404-404.3
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Gravelot, Hubert François, 1699-1773
Title: Hubert François Gravelot drawings
Date(s): 1738-1764
Quantity: 3 Volumes
Language of materials: Consists chiefly of drawing, titles and notes in French.
Abstract: Illustrations by Gravelot in pencil, ink and wash for Gay's Fables and Rousseau's La nouvelle Hélois and a drawing of Don Quixote.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

MS Typ 404: 55M-88. Purchased the the Philip Hofer fund, 1956 January. MS Typ 404.1: 58M-102. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John F. Fleming, 1959 February 13. MS Typ 404.2: 59M-155. Gift of George L. Lincoln in memory of Carl T. Keller.

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Processed by Susan Wyssen.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictiosn on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Hubert François Gravelot Drawings, 1738-1764 (MS Typ 404-MS Typ 404.2). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Hubert François Gravelot (1699-1773) was a French book illustrator and draftsman who worked in England, 1732-1745.


Arranged by publication illustrated and subject.

Scope and Contents

Drawings for illustration for John Gay's Fables (1738) and Rousseau's La nouvelle Héloise (1761-1764). Also includes a drawing of Don Quixote (ca. 1760).

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Illustration of books