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Il Congresso di Citera...accresciuto del alcune lettere e del giudizio d'amore

1768
Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Engraved by Louis Legrand (French, 1723–1807)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 6

Dimensions

Overall: 14.6 x 8.9 x 1.5 cm (5 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1554

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with five etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Marcello Prault, 1768) Duodecimo; 61 leaves, plus engraved title, frontispiece, and dedication; contemporary gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.

Allegorical frontispiece, engraved decorative title, dedication with portrait of Madame de Pompadour, and decorative vignettes.


Paris: Marcello Prault, 1768

Provenance

Acquired in 1914 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to the MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent