Titlepage to "Les Métamorphoses d'Ovide"
Overall: 28 x 22 x 4.5 cm (11 x 8 11/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching/engraving, proof before letters
Not On View
Single plate from bound set of 142 proofs before letters of illustrations to Les Métamorphoses d’Ovide, published from 1767-1771. Also bound in is original 1766 letterpress prospectus for published edition. Volume is composed of 142 leaves, bound in modern gilt-stamped green morocco
Gardner Brewer (bookplate); Mrs. Arthur Croft, by whom bequeathed to MFA, 1901.
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection