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Bucolica et Georgica

Publii Virgilii Maronis Bucolica et Georgica

Engraved by John Pine (English, 1690–1756), Author Virgil (born in 70 B.C.E.), Publisher Robert Edge Pine (English, active about 1730–1788)

Place of Publication: London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet V, 1292; ESTC (RLIN) T139773


Overall: 23.4 x 15.3 x 3.7 cm (9 3/16 x 6 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(London: Robert Edge Pine, 1774) Octavo; 84 leaves, plus numerous plates; gilt- and blind-stamped brown calf

Portrait of George III, the dedicatee; illustrations after antique coins, gems, and sculpture; other compositions after classical themes

London: Robert Edge Pine, 1774


Acquired in 1904 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