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Illustrated by Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Engraved by Jean Charles Baquoy (French, 1721–1777), Engraved by Joseph de Longueil (French, 1730–1792), Author Ovid (43 B.C.–17 or 18 A.D.), Printer Joseph Gérard Barbou (French, 1723–1790)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 774


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 15.7 x 9.7 x 2.8 cm (6 3/16 x 3 13/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Barbou, 1762) Duodecimo, three vols.; [v. 1] 172 leaves, plus frontispiece; [v. 2] 194 ll., plus frontisp.; [v. 3] 198 ll., plus frontisp.; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Illustrations to Ovid’s works.

Paris: Barbou, 1762


Unidentified armorial bookplate with motto "Timor dei nobilitas"; acquired in 1912 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