Die Eclogen Vergils

Eclogae & Georgicae latinae et germanice volumen prius: Eclogae

1926
Illustrated by Aristide Joseph Bonaventure Maillol (French, 1861–1944), Typographical design by Eric Gill (English, 1882–1940), Author Virgil (born in 70 B.C.E.), Translator Rudolph Alexander Schröder (German, 1878–1962), Printer and Publisher Cranach Presse (German, 20th century)


Place of Publication: Weimar, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Artist & the Book 172; Castleman, Century of Artists Books, p. 110 (English ed.)

Dimensions

Overall: 32 x 24.4 x 2.5 cm (12 5/8 x 9 5/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

54.893

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 43 woodcuts and decorative initials

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Weimar: Cranach Presse, 1926) Folio; [2 ff.] 110 pp. [3 ff.]; original publisher’s gilt-stamped red morocco (original publisher’s red cloth box).

Literary illustrations.


Weimar: Cranach Presse, 1926

Provenance

Unidentified ownership inscription on preliminary leaf; W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom given to MFA July 8, 1954.

Credit Line

Gift of W. G. Russell Allen

Copyright

© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.