La Secchia rapita poema eroicomico
Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Illustrated by Jean-Baptiste Huet (French, 1745–1811), Illustrated by François Marie Isidore Queverdo (French, 1748–about 1808), Engraved by Jacques Le Roy (French, born in 1739), Engraved by Antoine Jean Duclos (French, 1742–1795), Engraved by François Denis Née (French, 1735–1818), Engraved by Jean François Rousseau (French, born in 1740), Engraved by Jean Jacques Pasquier (French, died in 1785), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Simonet (French, 1742–1813), Author Alessandro Tassoni (Italian, 1565–1635), Printer Laurent François Prault (French, 1712–1780)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 980-981; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 19
Overall (each vol.): 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.4 cm (9 x 6 x 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with numerous etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: Lorenzo Prault e Pietro Durand, 1766) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 118 leaves, plus eng. frontisp., title, and 4 plates; [v. 2] 120 ll., plus title and 8 pls.; modern gilt-stamped mottled brown morocco.
Engraved titles, dedication, author portrait, literary illustrations, decorative vignettes and tailpieces.
Paris: Laurenzo Prault e Pierre Durand, 1766
Unidentified armorial bookplate with motto "Deo et Regi"; acquired in 1907 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent