Les amours de Psyché et de Cupidon, suivies d'Adonis, poëme
Illustrated by Baron François Pascal Simon Gérard (French, 1770–1837), Engraved by Maurice Blot (French, 1753–1818), Engraved by Henri Marais (French, born about 1768), Engraved by Jean Mathieu (French, 1749–1798), Engraved by Bernard Antoine Nicollet (French, 1740–1807), Engraved by Pierre Alexandre Tardieu (French, 1756–1844), Author Jean de La Fontaine (French, 1621–1695), Printer and Publisher Pierre Didot (French, 1761–1853)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Cohen-de Ricci 584; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 69
Overall: 33 x 26 x 4.2 cm (13 x 10 1/4 x 1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with five etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: P. Didot l’aîné, 1797) Large quarto; 178 leaves, plus 5 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped half red morocco, red pastepaper boards.
Paris: P. Didot l’aîné, 1797
Acquired from Brentano's, New York, in 1917 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent