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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)

Place of Publication: London, England


Overall: 68.7 x 51 x 3.8 cm (27 1/16 x 20 1/16 x 1 1/2 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, marbled paper boards.

Engraver’s portrait; reproductions of old master paintings

[London: about 1787]


Thomas H. Chandler, by whom given to MFA, September 1910.

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Henderson Chandler