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Gründlich Anweisung zur Radier- und Etz-Kunst

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

1719
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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

KBR74

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 21 engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

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

Provenance

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