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Gründlich Anweisung zur Radier- und Etz-Kunst

Traicté des manieres de graver
L'Art de laver, oder: Kunst zu Tuschen

Engraved by Johann Christoph Dehne (German, 18th century), After Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676), Author Hubert Gautier (French, 1660–1737), Publisher Peter Conrad Monath (German, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Nuremberg, Germany


Overall: 15.7 x 10.4 x 3.2 cm (6 3/16 x 4 1/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 21 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Nuremberg: Peter Conrad Monath, 1719) Octavo; [Bosse] 115 leaves, plus plates; [Gautier] 56 leaves; modern gilt-stamped brown calf

Technical illustrations of engraving, etching, and printing copperplates; demonstrations of representing color in printed heraldry and views of fortifications

Nuremberg: Peter Conrad Monath, 1719


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