Opera quae supersunt
Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Engraved by Jean Charles Baquoy (French, 1721–1777), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Author Ovid (43 B.C.–17 or 18 A.D.), Printer Joseph Gérard Barbou (French, 1723–1790)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 774
Overall (each vol., depth variable): 15.7 x 9.7 x 2.8 cm (6 3/16 x 3 13/16 x 1 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with six etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: Barbou, 1762) Duodecimo, three vols.; [v. 1] 172 leaves, plus frontispiece; [v. 2] 194 ll., plus frontisp.; [v. 3] 198 ll., plus frontisp.; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.
Illustrations to Ovid’s works.
Paris: Barbou, 1762
Unidentified armorial bookplate with motto "Timor dei nobilitas"; acquired in 1912 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent