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Aminta, favola boscareccia

Engraved by Pierre Alexandre Aveline (French, 1702–1760), After Charles-Nicolas Cochin le fils (French, 1715–1790), Author Torquato Tasso (Italian, 1544–1595), Publisher Pierre Prault (French, active about 1714–1760)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 979


Overall: 14.6 x 8.5 x 1.5 cm (5 3/4 x 3 3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved title and nine engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Prault, 1745) Octavo; 59 leaves; contemporary[?] gilt-stamped red morocco.

Decorative title with vignette; illustrative vignettes

Paris: Prault, 1745


"Thomas Stainton, Jan. 1858" (inscription on preliminary leaf); acquired in 1910 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