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L'Art de dessiner..., revu, corrigé, et augmenté

1771
Illustrated by Jean Cousin II (French, 1522–1594), Publisher Jacques-François Chéreau (French, 1742–1794)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Mortimer, French, under 158

Dimensions

Overall: 20.2 x 26.8 x 0.8 cm (7 15/16 x 10 9/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

BR1201

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 34 woodcuts

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Jacques-François Chéreau, 1771) Oblong quarto; 36 leaves; original printed paper wraps (repaired).

Illustrations to a drawing manual, including measured depictions of classical sculpture, perspective renderings, body parts, and anatomical illustrations.


Paris: Jacques-François Chéreau, 1771

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock (1826-1899), by whom bequeathed to the MFA, June 12, 1900.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock