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La Gerusalemme liberata

1771
Illustrated by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Engraved by Jean Charles Baquoy (French, 1721–1777), Engraved by Antoine Jean Duclos (French, 1742–1795)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 974; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 22

Dimensions

Overall (each vol.): 30.3 x 23.1 x 4 cm (11 15/16 x 9 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1789a-b

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 68 etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Francesco Agostino Quillau, for Agostino Delalain, Pietro Durand, Gio. Claudio Molini, 1771) Quarto, two vols.; [v. 1] 166 leaves, plus 11 plates, title, and dedication; [v. 2] 170 ll., plus 11 plates and title; contemporary gilt-stamped brown calf (Derome le jeune).

Literary illustrations; portraits of author and illustrator; engraved titles; decorative vignettes and tailpieces.


Paris: Francesco Agostino Quillau, for Agostino Delalain, Pietro Durand, Gio. Claudio Molini, 1771

Provenance

"Emilia Parry 98" [inscription preliminary leaf]; John Britnell Bookseller, Toronto [label]; acquired in 1914 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