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Opera

Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera

1749
Engraved by Johann Sebastian Müller (German, worked in England, 1715–after 1785), Engraved by Simon François Ravenet, l'aîné (French, 1706–1774), After Francis Hayman (English, 1708?–1776), Author Horace, Printer James Bettenham (English, died in 1774), Publisher William Sandby (English, died in 1799)


Place of Publication: London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

ESTC (RLIN): T046228

Dimensions

Overall (each vol.): 22.7 x 14.5 x 2.7 cm (8 15/16 x 5 11/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1937a-b

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 38 engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(London: James Bettenham for William Sandby, 1749) Octavo, two vols.; [v.1] 89 leaves, plus 27 plates; [v.2] 95 leaves, plus 9 plates; contemporary brown calf.

Medalllion author portrait on titles; engraved dedication leaf; illustrations of classical sculpture, including engraved gems


London: James Bettenham for William Sandby, 1749

Provenance

Acquired in 1905 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