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L'amour de Cupido et de Psiché (The Love of Cupid and Psyche)

Paris: Léonard Gaultier, 1586

Provenance

Edouard Rahir (1862-1924, his fifth sale, 1937, lot 1218); Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984); Harvard College Library, from whom purchased by MFA, February 13, 1941.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund

1586

Place of Publication

Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Bibl. nat., Inventaire 16th, vol. I, pp. 401-07, nos. 163-95; Mortimer, French, 34

Accession Number

41.47

Medium or Technique

Set of engraved title and 32 engravings

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books