De la manière de graver à l'eau forte et au burin, et de la gravure en manière noire.... Nouvelle édition

1758
Etched by Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676), Engraved by Franz Ertinger (German (active in France), 1640–about 1710), Engraved by Etienne Fessard (French, 1714–1777), Engraved by Pierre Soubeyran (French, 1709–1775), Engraved by Louis-Marin Bonnet (French, 1736–1793), After Charles-Nicolas Cochin le fils (French, 1715–1790), Publisher Charles Antoine Jombert (French, 1712–1784)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 177

Dimensions

Overall: 20.2 x 13.4 x 3 cm (7 15/16 x 5 1/4 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

KBR77

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 27 etchings and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1758) Octavo; 120 leaves, plus 22 plates (some folding); contemporary mottled brown calf (rebacked; in beige cloth slipcase).

Technical illustrations of process of engraving and etching copperplates and methods of printing them, including diagrams of printing presses; vignettes of scenes inside printmaking studios


Paris: Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1758

Provenance

Oswald Weigel, Leipzig bookseller (stamp); Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900, first curator of prints at MFA), by whom given to MFA, October 20, 1898.

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler