Roland furieux, poëme héroïque de l'Arioste
Oeuvres choisies du comte de Tressan
Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Louis Croutelle (French, 1765–1829), Engraved by Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), Engraved by Mme de Monchy (French, 18th century), Engraved by Charles Emmanuel Jean Baptiste Patas (French, 1744–1802), Author Lodovico Ariosto (Italian, 1474–1533), Translator Louis-Elisabeth, comte de Tressan (French, 1705–1783), Publisher Pierre François Basan (French, 1723–1797)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 999
Overall (each vol., depth variable): 19.1 x 12.5 x 3.3 cm (7 1/2 x 4 15/16 x 1 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with six etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: 1788) Octavo, three vols.; [v. 1] 256 leaves, plus 2 pls.; [v. 2] 237 ll., plus 2 pls.; [v. 3] 246 ll., plus 2 pls.; contemporary[?] gilt- and blind-stamped brown calf.
Acquired in 1917 from Goodspeed, Boston, by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent