Songs in the Opera of Flora with the Humorous Scenes of Hob

Hob's Father and Mother Draw Him Out of the Well

Engraved by George Bickham Jr. (English, 1706?–1771), After Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Publisher Thomas Cooper (English, died in 1743)

Place of Publication: London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 457


Overall: 24.6 x 15.6 x 1 cm (9 11/16 x 6 1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book, entirely engraved

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(London: Thomas Hooper and George Bickham, 1737) Quarto; 28 leaves; modern gilt-stamped speckled brown calf (Riviere & Son).

Text, musical scores, and illustrations for scenes from opera and tales, completely engraved.

London: Thomas Cooper and George Bickham, 1737


Acquired in 1924 from Rapilly, Paris, 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