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Manuel du dessinateur lithographe ou description des meilleurs moyens à employer pour faire des dessins sur pierre dans tous les genres connus, suivie d'une instruction sur le nouveau procédé du lavis lithographique

1822
Godefroy Engelmann (German, active in France, 1788–1839)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Twyman, Lithography 1800-1850, p. 265

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 14.4 x 1 cm (8 7/16 x 5 11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

64.757

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with lithographed wrapper, titles, and 13 plates

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Chez l’auteur, 1822) Octavo; [2 lith. ff.] 87 pp. [2 ff.], [1 lith. f.], plus 13 plates (one folding); original lithographed gray-green wrapper (remounted; green cloth box).

Technical illustrations of lithographic press, details of techniques, and samples of various lithographic methods.


Paris: Chez l’auteur, 1822

Provenance

Unidentified collector (stamp on title with initials "LT"); W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen