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The Fables of La Fontaine

Written by Jean de La Fontaine
(French, Château-Thierry 1621–1695 Paris)

Translator: Robert Thomson (British, active 1884)
Illustrator: Auguste Delierre (French, born 1829, active 1882)
Sitter: Jean de La Fontaine (French, Château-Thierry 1621–1695 Paris)
Publisher: J. C. Nimmo and Bain (London)
Printer: Ballantyne Press (Edinburgh and London)
Printer: Frontispiece by Ancienne Maison Quantin
Date: 1884
Medium: Etching
Dimensions: Overall: 10 3/4 x 7 11/16 x 1 3/8 in. (27.3 x 19.5 x 3.5 cm)
Classification: Books
Credit Line: The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1966
Accession Number: 66.554.9

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