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Illustrated by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, 1740–1808), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Remi Henri Joseph Delvaux (French, 1748/50–1823), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Michel Dupréel (French, active 1787–1817), Engraved by Nicholas Ponce (French, 1746–1831), Author Sextus Propertius, Publisher L. Duprat, Letellier et Cie (early 19th century), Printer A. Egron (French, active early 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 827


Overall (each vol.): 20.5 x 13.5 x 3.6 cm (8 1/16 x 5 5/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with five etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: A. Egron, for L. Duprat, Letellier et Cie, 1802) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] [2 ll.] lxx, 384 pp. [1 l.], plus 2 plates; [v. 2] 570 pp., [1 l.], plus 3 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped red morocco.

Classical literary illustrations.

Paris: A Egron, for L. Duprat, Letellier et Cie, 1802


Robert Hoe, New York (1839-1909); acquired in 1922 from George D. Smith, New York, by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent