Die Eclogen Vergils
Eclogae & Georgicae latinae et germanice volumen prius: Eclogae
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
Artist & the Book 172; Castleman, Century of Artists Books, p. 110 (English ed.)
Overall: 32 x 24.4 x 2.5 cm (12 5/8 x 9 5/8 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 43 woodcuts and decorative initials
Not On View
(Weimar: Cranach Presse, 1926) Folio; [2 ff.] 110 pp. [3 ff.]; original publisher’s gilt-stamped red morocco (original publisher’s red cloth box).
Weimar: Cranach Presse, 1926
Unidentified ownership inscription on preliminary leaf; W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom given to MFA July 8, 1954.
Gift of W. G. Russell Allen
© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.