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Il Decamerone

London [i.e., Paris, Prault]: 1757


Autograph monogram on last leaf of vol. 5 ["ME"?]; Robert D'Arcy, Earl of Holderness; John Wildman; Francis Palmer; acquired in 1907 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

Bequest of William A. Sargent


Place of Publication

Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 158-59; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 15

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 213 etching and engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books