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Les amours pastorales de Daphnis et Chloé

Engraved by Benoît Audran I (Franco–Dutch or German, 1661–1721), Engraved by Anne Claude Philippe, comte de Caylus (French, 1692–1757), Engraved by Charles-Nicolas Cochin le fils (French, 1715–1790), After Philippe Orléans duc d' (French, 1674–1723), After Antoine Coypel (French, 1661–1722), Author Longus

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 652


Overall: 16.3 x 10.4 x 2.3 cm (6 7/16 x 4 1/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 34 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: 1745) Octavo; 96 leaves, plus 29 plates (some folding); contemporary gilt-stamped red morocco

Engraved frontispiece; literary illustrations; decorative vignettes

Paris: 1745


Acquired in 1903 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