Quattro elegantissime egloghe rusticali
Engraved by Antonio Baratti (Italian, 1724–1787), Engraved by Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), After Pietro Antonio Novelli (Italian, 1729–1804), Printer Paolo Colombani (Italian, 18th century)
Place of Publication: Venice, Italy
Brunet IV, 1005
Overall: 24.2 x 17.7 x 1.2 cm (9 1/2 x 6 15/16 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 16 engravings
Not On View
(Venice: Paolo Colombani, 1760) Quarto; 35 leaves; contemporary stiff paper (blue paper box).
Four full-page illustrations to poems; initials and vignettes whimsically constructed from various objects and foodstuffs
Venice: Paolo Colombani, 1760
H.P. Kraus, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, June 5, 1963.
William A. Sargent Fund