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Vida y hechos del ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha

Engraved by Jacob Folkema (Dutch, 1692–1767), Engraved by Simon Fokke (Dutch, 1712–1784), Engraved by Pieter Tanjé (Netherlandish, 1706–1761), After Charles Antoine Coypel (French, 1694–1752), Author Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (Spanish, 1547–1616), Printer Pierre Gosse (Dutch, 18th century), Printer Adriaan Moetjens (Dutch, active 1715–1750)

Place of Publication: The Hague, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 215


Overall (each vol.): 16 x 10.4 x 3 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 24 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(The Hague: P. Gosse and A. Moetjens, 1744) Octavo, four vols.; [v. 1] 216 leaves, plus 3 plates; [v. 2] 107 leaves, plus 3 plates; [v. 3] 211 leaves, plus 8 plates; [v. 4] 208 leaves, plus 10 plates; eighteenth-century gilt-stamped mottled brown calf [uniformly bound with 37.1577a-b].

Illustrations to Don Quixote.

The Hague: P. Gosse and A. Moetjens, 1744


Acquired in 1913 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