Les Métamorphoses...gravées sur les desseins des meilleurs peintres français.

1767–71
Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Illustrated by Charles Monnet (French, 1732–after 1808), Illustrated by François Boucher (French, 1703–1770)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 26.6 x 21 x 3.5 cm (10 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1710

Medium or Technique

Bound set of 141 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Bound sets

(Paris: Basan and Le Mire [1767-1771]) Quarto; 141 leaves; modern gilt-stamped red morocco.

Engraved title; illustrations to Ovid’s poem.


Paris: Basan and Le Mire [1767-1771]

Provenance

Robson & Kerslake Booksellers, London (label); acquired in 1905 from Maggs, London, 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