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Les Amours de Psyché et de Cupidon suivis d'Adonis, poëme

1899
Illustrated by Antoine Borel (French, 1734–after 1810), Engraved by Vigna-Vigneron (French, active late 19th century), Author Jean de La Fontaine (French, 1621–1695), Publisher Théophile Belin (French, active late 19th century), Printer Chamerot et Renouard (French, active late 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall (each vol.): 31.5 x 22.7 x 4 cm (12 3/8 x 8 15/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2375a-b

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 26 color etching and engravings, in multiple impressions, including etched states and color separation proofs

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Théophile Belin, 1899) Quarto, two vols.; (v. 1) [2 ff.] xxiv, 96 pp. [1 ff.], plus plates; (v. 2) [2 ff.] 144 pp. [1 f.], plus pls.; contemporary red pastepaper boards (spines faded).

Literary illustrations.


Paris: Théophile Belin, 1899

Provenance

Acquired in 1913 from Anderson Galleries, New York, 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