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L'Art de la lithographie, ou instruction pratique...précédée d'une histoire de la lithographie

1819
Alois Senefelder (German, 1771–1834), Lithograph(s) by Nicholas Henri Jacob (French, 1782–1871), Lithograph(s) by Clemens Senefelder (German, 1788–1833), Lithograph(s) by Electrine Stuntz (German, 1797–1847), Publisher Treuttel et Würtz


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Twyman, Lithography 1800-1850, p. 261; Ray, French Illustrated Book, 97

Dimensions

Overall (Vol. 1): 26.3 x 21.1 x 4.4 cm (10 3/8 x 8 5/16 x 1 3/4 in.) Overall (Vol. 2 [Plates]): 31.1 x 24.2 x 1.5 cm (12 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.756

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 21 lithographs

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Treuttel et Würtz, 1819) Quarto, two vols.; (v. 1) [3 ff.] 262 pp., plus 1 plate; (v. 2) 20 bound plates; (v. 1) contemporary gilt-stamped half brown calf, blue pastepaper boards; (v. 2) modern half mottled brown morocco, brown paper boards (terracotta cloth box).

Samples of lithographic printing (landscapes, portraits, lettering, etc.); author portrait.


Paris: Treuttel et Würtz, 1819

Provenance

Bookplate with legend "Lululaund, Bushey, Herts."; W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen