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Les amours pastorales de Daphnis et de Chloé

Illustrated by Pierre-Paul Prud'hon (French, 1758–1823), Engraved by Barthélemy Joseph Fulcran Roger (French, 1767–1841), Engraved by Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, 1736–1807), Author Longus, Printer Pierre Didot (French, 1761–1853)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 656[?]


Overall: 13.1 x 8.6 x 1.7 cm (5 3/16 x 3 3/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: P. Didot l’aîné, an VIII [1800]) 18mo; 214 pp., plus 2 plates; modern gilt-stamped green morocco (Amand).

Literary illustration; portrait of translator.

Paris: P. Didot l’aîné, an VIII [1800]


Acquired in 1907 in Paris 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