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Les amours pastorales de Daphnis et de Chloé

Illustrated by Baron François Pascal Simon Gérard (French, 1770–1837), Engraved by François Godefroy (French, 1743–1819), Engraved by Henri Marais (French, born about 1768), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Raphael Urbain Massard (French, 1775–1843), Author Longus, Printer and Publisher Pierre Didot (French, 1761–1853)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 656; Ray, French Illustrated Books, 76


Overall: 32 x 24.3 x 2.9 cm (12 5/8 x 9 9/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with seven etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: P. Didot l’aîné, 1800) Quarto; viii, 200 pp., plus 7 plates; modern gilt-stamped blue morocco (Andrew Grieve, Edinburgh).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: P. Didot l’aîné, 1800


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