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Daphnis

Zurich: Gessner, 1754

Provenance

Ownership inscriptions dated 1891 on front flyleaf; purchased from Hellmut Domizlaff, Munich, in 1936 by Philip Hofer, Cambridge (1898-1984), by whom given to MFA, May 8, 1941.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Hofer, Esq.

1754

Place of Publication

Zurich, Switzerland

Catalogue Raisonné

Lanckoronska and Oehler II, p. 220; Rümann 324; Leeman-van Eck, Gessner, 502

Accession Number

41.306

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six etchings and two woodcut vignettes

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books