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Opera quae supersunt

1762
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

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 774

Dimensions

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.)

Accession Number

37.1654a-c

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(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

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent