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Schiller's Pegasus im Joche

1857
Illustrated by Friedrich August Moritz Retzsch (German, 1779–1857), Text by Friedrich Schiller (German, 1759–1805), Publisher J. G. Cotta (German, 19th century), Publisher D. Appleton and Company (American, 19th century), Publisher William Radde (American, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Stuttgart, Germany; Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA

Dimensions

Overall (in portfolio): 35.2 x 28.7 x 1 cm (13 7/8 x 11 5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

40.707

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 12 etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Stuttgart: Cottaschen Buchhandlung, and New York: D. Appleton & Co. and Wm. Radde, 1857). Folio; 12 plates within publisher’s printed wrappers with title and text; original publisher’s gilt-stamped blue cloth portfolio (faded).

Illustrations to Schiller’s poem.


Stuttgart: Cottaschen Buchhandlung, and New York: D. Appleton & Co. and Wm. Radde, 1857

Provenance

Mrs. James T. Fields, MA; by whom bequeathed to MFA, October 10, 1940.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. James T. Fields