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Le Temple de Gnide, nouvelle édition

Paris
1772
Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Engraved by Noël Le Mire (French, 1724–1801), Engraved by Droüet (French, 18th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 726-27; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 32

Dimensions

Overall: 23.8 x 16.5 x 2 cm (9 3/8 x 6 1/2 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1726

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book, entirely engraved (frontispiece, title, nine plates, and text)

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Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: le Mire, 1772) Quarto; 58 leaves, plus frontispiece and 9 plates [text printed both sides]; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (Riviere & Son).

Pastoral illustrations, allegorical frontispiece with portrait, text entirely engraved.


Paris: le Mire, 1772

Provenance

Acquired in 1903 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