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A New Booke of Drawings...Containing Severall Sortes of Iron Worke as Gates, Frontispieces, Balconies, Staircases, Pannells, etc.

Nouveau livre de desseins...contenant plusieurs sortes d'ouvrages de fer comme, portes, frontispices, balcons, rampes, d'escaliers, panneaux, etc.

1693
Designed by Jean Tijou (French, active from 1689–1712), Engraved by Pieter van der Banck (French, worked in England, 1649–1697), Engraved by Michael van der Gucht (Flemish, worked in England, 1660–1725), Engraved by Peter Paul Bouché (Flemish, worked in England, born about 1646), Engraved by Blaise Gentot (French, born in 1653), Engraved by Paul van Somer II (Dutch (worked in France and England), about 1649–1694), Title pages by Louis Laguerre (French, 1663–1721)


Place of Publication: London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 1323

Dimensions

Overall: 31 x 23.8 x 1.5 cm (12 3/16 x 9 3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.379

Medium or Technique

Set of prints with engraved title and 19 engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Bound sets

(London: the author, 1693) Folio; 20 leaves, folded; contemporary blind-stamped brown marbled calf, rebacked (brown cloth case)

Allegorical engraved title, designs for decorative ironwork


London: the author, 1693

Provenance

Inscribed title verso "Susanna Reynardson 1740"; Maggs Bros., London, from whom purchased by MFA, May 5, 1937.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliott Fund