Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Fables of La Fontaine

Author:
Written by Jean de La Fontaine (French, Château-Thierry 1621–1695 Paris)
Illustrator:
J. J. Grandville (French, Nancy 1803–1847 Vanves)
Translator:
Translated and edited by Elizur Wright, Jr. (American, active 1841)
Publisher:
Tappan and Dennet (Boston, Massachusetts)
Publisher:
W. A. Coleman (New York, NY)
Date:
1841
Medium:
wood engraving
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Gift of Lincoln Kirstein, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.565.425(1-2)
Not on view
Lincoln Kirstein (American, 1907–1996); Donor: Lincoln Kirstein (American, 1907–1996)
O. A. Boorbach Bibliotheca Americana: Catalogue of American Publications Including Reprints and Original Works from 1820 to 1852. Peter Smith, New York, 1939, Rinderknecht and Bruntjen, A Checklist of American Imprints for 1841, (Metuchen NJ and London: Scarecrow Press, Inc, 1990) 242, p. 309.

Scott Bruntjen, Carol Rinderknecht A Checklist of American Imprints for 1841. Scarecrow Press, New York, 1964.



Related Objects

Fables, by Jean de La Fontaine. Paris (Libraire de Bibliophiles) 1875.

Artist: Written by Jean de La Fontaine (French, Château-Thierry 1621–1695 Paris) Date: 1875 Medium: illustrated book Accession: 64.610.1-.2 On view in:Not on view

Les Fables de la Fontaine

Artist: Jean de La Fontaine (French, Château-Thierry 1621–1695 Paris) Date: 1839 Medium: Wood engraving Accession: 1986.1145.33.1-.2 On view in:Not on view

Contes & Nouvelles

Artist: Written by Jean de La Fontaine (French, Château-Thierry 1621–1695 Paris) Date: 1839 Medium: wood engraving Accession: 1970.565.521 On view in:Not on view

Broadside: Fables de la Fontaine...executées in relief..

Artist: Written by Jean de La Fontaine (French, Château-Thierry 1621–1695 Paris) Date: 1811 Medium: Books Accession: 41.44.1254 On view in:Not on view

The Fables of La Fontaine

Artist: Written by Jean de La Fontaine (French, Château-Thierry 1621–1695 Paris) Date: 19th century Medium: Books Accession: 1973.625.37 On view in:Not on view