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Les Amours de Psyché et de Cupidon...nouvelle édition

1796
Illustrated by Louis Binet (French, 1744–about 1800), Engraved by Auguste Blanchard (French, 1766–after 1832), Author Jean de La Fontaine (French, 1621–1695), Printer Charles Frobert Patris (French, born in 1751?)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 583

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 8.1 x 2.3 cm (5 1/8 x 3 3/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1621

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Patris, 1796) Duodecimo; 117 leaves, plus 6 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf (cream-colored phase box).

Literary illustrations.


Paris: Patris, 1796

Provenance

Maria Teresa Micheli (inscription on front flyleaf verso); acquired in 1912 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