MS Typ 404-404.3
Gravelot, Hubert François, 1699-1773. Hubert François Gravelot drawings, 1738-1764
(MS Typ 404-MS Typ 404.2): Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
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
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.
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.
Processed by Susan Wyssen.
There are no restrictiosn on physical access to this material. Collection is open
Hubert François Gravelot Drawings, 1738-1764 (MS Typ 404-MS Typ 404.2). Houghton Library,
Hubert François Gravelot (1699-1773) was a French book illustrator and draftsman who
worked in England, 1732-1745.
Arranged by publication illustrated and subject.
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).
- Series: MS Typ 404. Illustrations for John Gay's Fables 1 Volume
Date: circa 1738
Scope and Contents: 12 pencil and ink and wash drawings.
Additional Index Terms: Gay, John, 1685-1732
- Series: MS Typ 404.1. Illustrations for Jean-Jacque Rousseau's La nouvelle Héloise1 Volume Housed in a blue slipcase.
Date: circa 1761 and 1764
Scope and Contents: 18 pencil and ink drawings for 13 subjects (some drawings in multiple states). Drawings
are mounted and wrapped in a paper folder with manuscript notes.
Additional Index Terms: Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778.
- Series: MS Typ 404.2. Drawing of Don Quixote 1 item
Date: circa 1760
Scope and Contents: Single ink and wash drawing; supposedly drawn as an illustration for an aborted edition
of Cervantes' Don Quixote.
Additional Index Terms: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616
Illustration of books