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Les amours pastorales de Daphnis et de Chloé

1800
Illustrated by Baron François Pascal Simon Gérard (French, 1770–1837), Engraved by François Godefroy (French, 1743–1819), Engraved by Henri Marais (French, born about 1768), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Raphael Urbain Massard (French, 1775–1843), Author Longus, Printer and Publisher Pierre Didot (French, 1761–1853)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 656; Ray, French Illustrated Books, 76

Dimensions

Overall: 32 x 24.3 x 2.9 cm (12 5/8 x 9 9/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.2378

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with seven etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: P. Didot l’aîné, 1800) Quarto; viii, 200 pp., plus 7 plates; modern gilt-stamped blue morocco (Andrew Grieve, Edinburgh).

Literary illustrations.


Paris: P. Didot l’aîné, 1800

Provenance

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