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Oeuvres...traduits de l'allemand

1777
Illustrated by Salomon Gessner (Swiss, 1730–1788), Author Denis Diderot (French, 1713–1784)


Place of Publication: Zurich, Switzerland

Catalogue Raisonné

Lanckoronska and Oehler, II, 220; Cohen-de Ricci 432

Dimensions

Overall: 27.5 x 22 x 4 cm (10 13/16 x 8 11/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

M6272

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two etched titles, twenty full-page etchings [removed] and numerous etched vignettes

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Zurich: by the author, 1777) Quarto; two volumes in one: (I) 100 leaves, plus plates [removed] (II) 95 leaves, plus plates [removed]; modern half blue buckram, brown marbled paper boards.

Illustrations of pastoral idylls and motifs


Zurich: by the author, 1777

Provenance

Laura Norcross, by whom given to MFA, March 26, 1889.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss L. Norcross