Oorspronkelyk en vermaard konstryk Tekenboek
Engraved by Frederick Bloemaert (Dutch, about 1616–1690), After Abraham Bloemaert (Dutch, about 1564–1651), Engraved by Jan Caspar Philips (Netherlandish, about 1700–1773), Engraved by Frederik Ottens (Dutch, 18th century), Editor Bernard Picart (French, 1673–1733), Printer Reinier Ottens (Dutch, 1698–1750), Printer Josua Ottens (Dutch, 1704–1765)
Place of Publication: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Brunet I, 975-976; Hollstein, Dutch & Flemish, v. 2, p. 86, nos. 36-155 (120 plates only); J. Bolten, Dutch & Flemish Drawing Books, pp. 54-67
Overall: 42.8 x 33.8 x 3.8 cm (16 7/8 x 13 5/16 x 1 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 176 engravings, including 9 with chiaroscuro woodcut blocks
Not On View
(Amsterdam: Reinier and Josua Ottens, 1740) Folio; eight leaves, plus plates; modern half gilt-stamped vellum, brown marbled paper boards.
Illustrations of figures, heads, hands, feet, gestures, compositions, and animals for instruction in drawing; portrait of Abraham Bloemaert; engraved dedication
Amsterdam: Reiner and Josua Ottens, 1740
W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 19, 1963.
Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen