Outlines of Figures and Drapery Collected with Great Care from Antient Statues, Monuments Basreleivos &c Representing the Principle Characters in the Plays of Racine in their Proper Costume
Drawings Faithfully Copied from Nature at Naples
Place of Publication: London, England
Overall: 32.5 x 26 x 1.3 cm (12 13/16 x 10 1/4 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 26 engravings
Not On View
[London: about 1807] Small folio; 26 leaves; original gilt-stamped brown cloth.
Illustrations of characters from Racine’s plays; portrayals of Emma Hamilton’s “attitudes”
[London: about 1807]
Acquired in 1907 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent