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Die Kunst in Kupfer zu stechen, sowohl vermittelst des Aetzwassers als mit dem Grabstichel; ingleichen di sogenannte schwarze Kunst, und wie die Kupferdrucker-Presse

Traicté des manieres de graver

1765
Illustrated by Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676), Engraved by Carl Gottfried Nestler (German, 1730–1780), Publisher Carl Gottlieb Nitzsche (German, 18th century), Publisher M. Gröll (German, 18th century), Printer Johann Wilhelm Harpeter (German, 18th century)


Place of Publication: Dresden, Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 17.7 x 11.7 x 3.3 cm (6 15/16 x 4 5/8 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

KBR79.1

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 23 etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Dresden: Johann Wilhelm Harpeter for Carl Gottlieb Nitzsche and Gröll, 1765) Octavo; 163 leaves, plus plates; contemporary gilt-stamped pink paper boards, dark green morocco label (upper cover stamped with cartouche and monogram JGK). BOUND with Stapart, Die Kunst mit dem Pinsel in Kupfer zu stechen (Nuremberg: 1780) [KBR79.2]

Technical illustrations of engraving, etching, and printing copperplates


Dresden: Johann Wilhelm Harpeter for Carl Gottlieb Nitzsche and Gröll, 1765

Provenance

Monogram "JGK" gilt-stamped within cartouche on upper cover of binding; Sylvester R. Koehler, Boston (1837-1900, first curator of prints, MFA), by whom given to MFA, October 20, 1898.

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler