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Anacréon, Sapho, Bion et Moschus, traduction nouvelle en prose, suivie de la veillée des fêtes de Vénus

1773
Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Engraved by Jean Massard (1740–1822), Author Anacreon (6th century B.C.E.), Author Sappho, Publisher Louis[?] Le Boucher (French, 18th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 79

Dimensions

Overall: 21.6 x 14.7 x 3 cm (8 1/2 x 5 13/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1712

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 26 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(“Paphos,” and Paris: Le Boucher, 1773) Octavo; 144 leaves, plus frontispiece [and 7 extra-illustrated plates]; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (L. Claessens).

Literary and pastoral illustrations


“Paphos,” and Paris: Le Boucher, 1773

Provenance

Unidentified initials on binding "ED[?]"; Vicomte Vilain XIIII (bookplate); acquired in 1903 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