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Il Pastor fido tragicom. pastor.

1768
Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Illustrated by Charles-Nicolas Cochin le fils (French, 1715–1790), Engraved by Benoît-Louis Prévost (French, about 1735–about 1804), Engraved by Demautort (French, active in 1768), Author Battista Guarini (Italian, 1538–1612), Publisher Prault (French, 18th century), Printer Michel Lambert (French, 1722?–1787)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 464 (1766 ed.)

Dimensions

Overall: 15.2 x 9.3 x 2 cm (6 x 3 11/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1615

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with eight etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Michel Lambert, for Prault, 1768) Duodecimo; 168 leaves, plus frontispiece; original gilt-stamped marbled brown calf.

Author portrait, decorative engraved title, literary vignettes.


Paris: Michel Lambert, for Prault, 1768

Provenance

George Tyndall (bookplate); acquired in 1913 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

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