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De la maniere de graver à l'eau forte et au burin. Et de la gravûre en maniere noire.

1745
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), 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

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 13.4 x 3.1 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

KBR76

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 25 etchings and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1745) Octavo; 111 leaves, plus 20 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf (rebacked; tan cloth slipcase).

Illustrations of tools and methods for preparing etching plates and printing them; vignettes showing scenes in printing studios.


Paris: Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1745

Provenance

Sylvester Rosa Koehler (1837-1900, first curator of prints at MFA), by whom given to MFA, October 20, 1898.

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler