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Clio and Euterpe or British Harmony. A Collection of Celebrated Songs and Cantatas by the Most Approv'd Masters

1758–62
Engraved by Henry Roberts (English, died before 1790), Engraved by Thomas Bonner (English, died about 1812), Author George Frideric Handel (German, 1685–1759)


Place of Publication: London, England

Dimensions

Overall (each vol.): 23.2 x 15.3 x 2.8 cm (9 1/8 x 6 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1376a-c

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with over 600 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(London: Henry Roberts, 1758-1762) Octavo, three vols.; [v.1] 104 leaves, [v.2] 104 leaves, [v.3] 104 leaves; modern gilt-stamped tan calf (Riviere & Son).

Allegorical frontispiece; engraved sheet music with decorative vignettes


London: Henry Roberts, 1758-1762

Provenance

Acquired in 1905 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