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La Gerusalemme liberata

after 1630
Antonio Tempesta (Italian, 1555–1630), Author Torquato Tasso (Italian, 1544–1595), Publisher François Langlois, called Ciartres (French, 1588–1647)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 1208-1227; Illustrated Bartsch, v. 36, pp. 91-111, nos. 1208-1227; Birke, in Print Quarterly, v. 2 (1985), p. 212


Overall: 18.8 x 21.6 x 0.8 cm (7 3/8 x 8 1/2 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 21 etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

(Paris: François Langlois, called Ciartres, after 1630) Oblong quarto; 21 leaves; modern half green morocco, brown marbled paper boards.

Illustrations from Torquato Tasso’s verse epic, La Gerusalemme liberata

Paris: François Langlois, called Ciartres, after 1630


William Perkins Babcock (1826-1899), by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock