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La música

Engraved by Manuel Salvador Carmona (Spanish, 1734–1820), Engraved by Joaquin Ballester (Spanish, 1740–1808), Engraved by Fernando Selma (Spanish, 1752–1810), After Gregorio Ferro (Spanish, 1742–1812), Author Tomás de Yriarte (Spanish, 1750–1791)

Place of Publication: Madrid, Spain


Overall: 23.5 x 15.3 x 2 cm (9 1/4 x 6 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Madrid: Imprenta Real de la Gazeta, 1779) Quarto; 94 leaves, plus [6] plates; contemporary gilt-stamped brown marbled calf.

Illustrations to poem with musical themes.

Madrid: Imprenta Real de la Gazeta, 1779


Inscription on title "Varnhagen"; acquired in 1919 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