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Galatée, roman pastoral; imité de Cervantes...troisième édition.

Estelle, roman pastoral
Oeuvres de M. de Florian

1784, 1788
Illustrated by Joseph Marie Flouest (French, 1747–1833), Illustrated by Jean-Jacques François Le Barbier (French, 1738–1826), Illustrated by François Marie Isidore Queverdo (French, 1748–about 1808), Illustrated by Nicolas-André Monsiau (French, 1754/55–1837), Engraved by Pierre-Charles Baquoy (1759–1829), Engraved by Jean Dambrun (French, 1741–about 1808), Engraved by Robert de Launay (French, 1754–1814), Engraved by Jean Louis Delignon (French, 1755–about 1804), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Michel Dupréel (French, active 1787–1817), Engraved by Jean-Baptiste Guyard père (French, active second half 18th century), Engraved by Louis Michel Halbou (French, 1730–1809), Engraved by Jean Jacques Hubert (French, born in 1760), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Engraved by Charles Emmanuel Jean Baptiste Patas (French, 1744–1802), Author Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian (French, 1755–1794), Author Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (Spanish, 1547–1616), Printer François Ambroise Didot (French, 1730–1804)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 399 [Galatée, 1783 ed.], 398 [Estelle]


Overall: 20.6 x 13.4 x 3.3 cm (8 1/8 x 5 1/4 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 18 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Didot l’ainé, 1784/1788) Octavo, two titles bound together; [Galatée] 88 leaves, plus 11 plates; [Estelle] 120 ll., plus 7 pls.; contemporary gilt-stamped marbled red-brown calf.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Didot l’ainé, 1784/1788


William La [Touche?--collector's stamp]; 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