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Historie du theâtre italien depuis la decadence de la comédie latine; avec u catalogue des tragédies et comédies italiennes imprimées depuis l'an 1500, jusqu'à l'an 1660

1728
Engraved by François Joullain (French, 1697–1778), After Michel Nicolas Micheux (French, 1688–1733), Formerly attributed to Claude Gillot (French, 1673–1722), Author Luigi Riccoboni (1676–1753), Printer Pierre Delormel (French, 18th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 890

Dimensions

Overall: 21.8 x 14.5 x 3.3 cm (8 9/16 x 5 11/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.856

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 19 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Pierre Delormel, 1728) Octavo; 176 leaves, plus 19 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped speckled brown calf (beige phase box).

Decorative engraved title; figures of commedia dell’arte actors; depiction of stage of Palladio’s Theatre Olimpique in Vicenza


Paris: Pierre Delormel, 1728

Provenance

Georges Mathias, Paris, by whom given to MFA, October 4, 1934.

Credit Line

Gift of Georges Mathias