Odes...mises en vers
Illustrated by François Marie Isidore Queverdo (French, 1748–about 1808), Engraved by Charles Étienne Gaucher (French, 1741–1804), Author Claude-Jeanne Defrance (French, active late 18th century), Formerly attributed to Anacreon (6th century B.C.E.), Translator Jean-Baptiste Gail (French, 1755–1829), Publisher Veuve Gail et fils (French), Printer Delance [firm] (French, late 18th–early 19th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 82 [variant]
Overall: 16 x 12 x 1.3 cm (6 5/16 x 4 3/4 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with four etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: Delance, for Ve. Gail et fils, l’an VI ) 18mo; 45 leaves, plus 4 plates; nineteenth-century half vellum, marbled paper boards.
Paris: Delance, for Ve. Gail et fils, l’an VI 
Unidentified collector(s) with initials GH (gold stamp; bookplate); acquired in Paris in 1910 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent