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Les Amours pastorales de Daphnis et Chloé

1718
Engraved by Benoît Audran I (Franco–Dutch or German, 1661–1721), Engraved by Anne Claude Philippe, comte de Caylus (French, 1692–1757), Engraved by Jean-Baptiste Scotin (French, born in 1678), After Philippe Orléans duc d' (French, 1674–1723), After Antoine Coypel (French, 1661–1722), Author Longus, Printer Gabriel François Quillau (French, died in 1752)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 649; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 2

Dimensions

Overall: 16.3 x 10.9 x 2.2 cm (6 7/16 x 4 5/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1724

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 31 engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

([Paris: Quillau] 1718) Octavo; 88 leaves, plus plates (some folding); early nineteenth-century gilt-stamped blue morocco

Engraved title, headpiece, and literary illustrations


[Paris: Quillau] 1718

Provenance

Presentation inscription dated 1864 on front flyleaf verso from [Delecluze?] to Jules Janin [his label front pastedown]; acquired in 1918 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