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A Collection of Historical Prints, Engraved from Pictures by the Most Celebrated Painters, of the Roman, Florentine, Lombard, Venetian, and Other Schools: With Descriptive Remarks on the Same

about 1787
Engraved by Sir Robert Strange (Scottish, active in England, 1721–1792), After Jean-Baptiste Greuze (French, 1725–1805), After Philips Wouwerman (Dutch, 1619–1668), After Carle van Loo (French, 1705–1765), After Guido Reni (Italian, 1575–1642), After Carlo Maratti (Italian (Roman), 1625–1713), After Carlo Antonio Sacchi (Italian, about 1616 to about 1706), After Pietro da Cortona (Pietro Berrettini) (Italian (Roman), 1596–1669), After Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, 1599–1641), After Salvator Rosa (Italian, 1615–1673), After Nicolas Poussin (French (active in Rome), 1594–1665), After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, 1483–1520), After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian (Bolognese), 1591–1666), After Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) (Italian (Venetian), about 1488–1576), After Correggio (Antonio Allegri) (Italian (Parmese), about 1489–1534), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540), After Bartolomeo Schedoni (Italian, 1578–1615), After Benjamin West (American, 1738–1820), After Carlo Dolci (Italian (Florentine), 1616–1686), After Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (Spanish, 1617–1682), After Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri) (Italian, 1581–1641)

Place of Publication: London, England


Overall: 68.3 x 51.8 x 4 cm (26 7/8 x 20 3/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 50 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(London: [about 1787]) Large folio; 10 leaves, plus 50 plates; contemporary half gilt-stamped red morocco, red marbled paper boards

Engraver’s portrait; reproductions of old master paintings

[London: about 1787]


Acquired in 1908 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom given to MFA, October 1925.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund