Requires Photography

Opera; nunc emendatiora

Engraver Unidentified artist, Dutch, 17th century, Author Virgil (born in 70 B.C.E.)

Place of Publication: Leiden, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet V, 1289


Overall: 12.4 x 7.5 x 2.3 cm (4 7/8 x 2 15/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved frontispiece, woodcut portrait, and engraved map

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Leiden: Elzevier, 1636) Duodecimo; 248 leaves; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (E. Niedrée), beige phase box.

Engraved title, woodcut medallion author portrait (fol. *4v), and engraved map of Aeneas’s travels from Troy to Italy (betw. pp. 93 & 93).

Leiden: Elzevier, 1636


Bought 1902 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