Requires Photography

Quattro elegantissime egloghe rusticali

1760
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

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet IV, 1005

Dimensions

Overall: 24.2 x 17.7 x 1.2 cm (9 1/2 x 6 15/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

63.988

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 16 engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(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

Provenance

H.P. Kraus, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, June 5, 1963.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund