Les Amours de Mirtil
Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Title pages by Louis Legrand (French, 1863–1951), Author Claude-Louis-Michel de Sacy (French, 1746–1794), Printer Joseph Gérard Barbou (French, 1723–1790)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 77
Overall: 16.5 x 10.5 x 3 cm (6 1/2 x 4 1/8 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with seven etchings
Not On View
(“Constantinople” [i.e., Paris: Joseph-Gérard Barbou] 1761) Octavo; 74 leaves, plus engraved title and six plates; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf. BOUND with Gessner, Idylles et Poëmes Champêtres, 1762 (37.1758.1).
Engraved decorative title; pastoral illustrations.
“Constantinople” [i.e., Paris: Joseph-Gérard Barbou] 1761
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