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Bucolica et Georgica

Publii Virgilii Maronis Bucolica et Georgica

1774
Engraved by John Pine (English, 1690–1756), Author Virgil (born in 70 B.C.E.), Publisher Robert Edge Pine (English, active about 1730–1788)


Place of Publication: London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet V, 1292; ESTC (RLIN) T139773

Dimensions

Overall: 23.4 x 15.3 x 3.7 cm (9 3/16 x 6 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1938

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(London: Robert Edge Pine, 1774) Octavo; 84 leaves, plus numerous plates; gilt- and blind-stamped brown calf

Portrait of George III, the dedicatee; illustrations after antique coins, gems, and sculpture; other compositions after classical themes


London: Robert Edge Pine, 1774

Provenance

Acquired in 1904 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