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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 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


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 31 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


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


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