Illustrated by Gustave Doré (French, 1832–1883), Engraved by Charles Barbant (French, died in 1922), Engraved by Antoine Bertrand (French, born in 1823), Engraved by Adolph Closs (German, 1840–1894), Engraved by A. Doms (French, active 1850–1879), Engraved by Adolphe Gusman (French, 1821–1905), Engraved by Henri-Théophile Hildebrand (French, 1824–1897), Engraved by Paul Jonnard-Pacel (French, active 1854–1895), Engraved by Charles de Laplante (French, died in 1903), Engraved by Fortuné Louis Méaulle (French, born in 1844), Engraved by Héliodore Joseph Pisan (French, 1822–1890), Engraved by Louis Sargent (French, 19th century), Author Lodovico Ariosto (Italian, 1474–1533), Publisher Louis-Christophe-François Hachette (French, 1800–1864)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Ray, French Illustrated Book, 254; Leblanc, Doré, pp. 32-33; Malan, Doré, pp. 139-41, 237
Overall: 48.5 x 33.8 x 4.5 cm (19 1/8 x 13 5/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 618 wood engravings or gillotage photomechanical relief prints
Not On View
(Paris: Hachette et Cie, 1879) Large folio; [2 ff.] viii, 658 pp., plus 81 plates; contemporary half gilt-stamped red morocco, red marbled paper boards.
Paris: Hachette et Cie, 1879
Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984), by whom given to MFA, November 13, 1941.
Gift of Philip Hofer, Esq.