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Opera

Publii Virgilii Maronis Opera

1755
Engraved by John Pine (English, 1690–1756), Author Virgil (born in 70 B.C.E.)


Place of Publication: London, England

Dimensions

Overall: 23.2 x 14.7 x 3.2 cm (9 1/8 x 5 13/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.1544

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(London: John Pine, 1755) Octavo; 83 leaves, plus numerous plates; modern gilt-stamped half brown calf, brown cloth boards (Morrell Binder, London).

Illustrations after antique coins, gems, and sculpture; other compositions after classical themes


London: John Pine, 1755

Provenance

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