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

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


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 27 etchings and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


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


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