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Adonis

1775
Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Engraved by Nicholas Ponce (French, 1746–1831), Author Elie Catherine Fréron (French, 18th century), Author Colbert d'Estouteville (French, 18th century), Publisher Jean-Baptiste Guillaume Musier fils (French, died in 1810)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 412

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 14 x 1 cm (8 11/16 x 5 1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1434

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with four etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(London, and Paris: Musier fils, 1775) Octavo; 27 leaves, plus title and frontispiece; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (Riviere & Son).

Pastoral illustrations, including elaborate engraved title


London, and Paris: Musier fils, 1775

Provenance

Acquired in 1911 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent