Ensayo sobre el origen y naturaleza de las pasiones, del gesto y de la accion teatral, con un discorso preliminar en defensa del exercicio cómico

1800
Engraved by Francisco de Paula Martí Mora (Spanish, 1762–1827), After Charles Le Brun (French, 1619–1690), Author D. Fermin Eduardo Zeglirscosac (Spanish, 18th century), Printer Antonio de Sancha (Spanish, 18th century)


Place of Publication: Madrid, Spain

Catalogue Raisonné

Palau 380078

Dimensions

Overall: 20.2 x 13 x 2 cm (7 15/16 x 5 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2002.451

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 13 engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Madrid: Antonio de Sancha, 1800) Octavo; 72 leaves, plus plates; contemporary gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.

Illustrations of facial and figural gestures expressing different emotions


Madrid: Antonio de Sancha, 1800

Provenance

Edith Helman; Eleanor A. Sayre, Cambridge, MA (Curator of Prints, MFA), by whom bequeathed to MFA, Oct. 23, 2002.

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor A. Sayre