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Les Amours de Mirtil

1761
Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Title pages by Louis Legrand (French, 1723–1807), Author Claude-Louis-Michel de Sacy (French, 1746–1794), Printer Joseph Gérard Barbou (French, 1723–1790)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 77

Dimensions

Overall: 16.8 x 10.9 x 1.3 cm (6 5/8 x 4 5/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

37.1603

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with seven etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(“Constantinople” [i.e., Paris: Joseph-Gérard Barbou] 1761) Octavo; 74 leaves, plus engraved title and six plates; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (Chambolle-Duru).

Engraved decorative title; pastoral illustrations.


“Constantinople” [i.e., Paris: Joseph-Gérard Barbou] 1761

Provenance

Museo van der Helle (armorial bookplate with note of 1868 sale); Robert Hoe (1839-1909); acquired in 1922 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