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Galatée, roman pastoral; imitée de Cervantes

Illustrated by Nicolas-André Monsiau (French, 1754/55–1837), Engraved by Fréderic Cazenave (French, 1770–about 1843), Engraved by Nicolas Colibert (French, about 1750–after 1810), Author Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian (French, 1755–1794), Author Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (Spanish, 1547–1616), Publisher André Defer de Maisonneuve (French, 1749–1795)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 400


Overall: 34 x 26 x 2.7 cm (13 3/8 x 10 1/4 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with four color etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Defer de Maisonneuve, 1793) Large quarto; 63 leaves, plus 4 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped red morocco.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Defer de Maisonneuve, 1793


Hamilton Fish sale, New York, American Art Assoc., 4 Nov. 1925 [according to collector's note on preliminary leaf]; from which acquired 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