P. Virgilii Maronis Opera ex antiquis monimentis illustrata
Engraved by Marco Alvise Pitteri (Italian (Venetian), 1702–1786), After Charles François de La Traverse (French, about 1726–about 1780), Engraved by Herman Condet (Dutch, 18th century), Virgil (born in 70 B.C.E.)
Place of Publication: The Hague, Netherlands
Cohen-de Ricci 1018
Overall (each vol., depth varies): 24.1 x 15.5 x 3 cm (9 1/2 x 6 1/8 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book, text and illustrations entirely engraved
Not On View
[The Hague: n.p., 1757-1765] Quarto, five vols. in three; [v. 1] 89 leaves, plus pls.; [v. 2] 142 ll., plus pls.; [v. 3] 125 ll., plus pls.; contemporary[?] gilt-stamped red morocco.
Engraved text; illustrations after antique gems and sculpture; decorative vignettes
[The Hague: n.p., 1757-1765]
Acquired in 1903 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent