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Les amours pastorales de Daphnis et Chloé

Illustrated by Nicolas-André Monsiau (French, 1754/55–1837), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Michel Dupréel (French, active 1787–1817), Author Longus, Publisher Claude-François Maradan (French, 1762–1823), Printer Suret (French, late 18th–early 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 656


Overall: 12.9 x 9 x 1.7 cm (5 1/16 x 3 9/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with five etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Suret, for Maradan and Desenne, 1798) 16mo; 91 leaves, plus 5 plates; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped half brown calf, beige paper boards.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Suret, for Maradan and Desenne, 1798


Acquired in Paris in 1910 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