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L' Enéide, traduite par Jacques Delille

Illustrated by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune (French, 1741–1814), Engraved by Pierre-Charles Baquoy (1759–1829), Engraved by Edmé Bovinet (French, 1767–1832), Engraved by Jean Louis Delignon (French, 1755–about 1804), Author Virgil (born in 70 B.C.E.), Translator Jacques Delille (French, 1738–1813), Publisher Giguet et Michaud (French, early 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 1021


Overall (each vol.): 16.1 x 10.9 x 2.6 cm (6 5/16 x 4 5/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with four etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Giguet et Michaud, 1804) Duodecimo, four vols.; [v. 1] 426 pp., plus 1 plate; [v. 2] 396 pp., plus 1 pl.; [v. 3] 360 pp., plus 1 pl.; [v. 4] 436 pp., plus 1 pl.; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped half green morocco, green paper boards.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Giguet et Michaud, 1804


Acquired in 1926 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