Les Amours de Psyché et de Cupidon suivis d'Adonis, poëme
Illustrated by Antoine Borel (French, 1734–after 1810), Engraved by Vigna-Vigneron (French, active late 19th century), Author Jean de La Fontaine (French, 1621–1695), Publisher Théophile Belin (French, active late 19th century), Printer Chamerot et Renouard (French, active late 19th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Overall (each vol.): 31.5 x 22.7 x 4 cm (12 3/8 x 8 15/16 x 1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 26 color etching and engravings, in multiple impressions, including etched states and color separation proofs
Not On View
(Paris: Théophile Belin, 1899) Quarto, two vols.; (v. 1) [2 ff.] xxiv, 96 pp. [1 ff.], plus plates; (v. 2) [2 ff.] 144 pp. [1 f.], plus pls.; contemporary red pastepaper boards (spines faded).
Paris: Théophile Belin, 1899
Acquired in 1913 from Anderson Galleries, New York, by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent