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Histoire les plus remarquables de l'Ancien et du Nouveau Testament, gravées en cuivre par le célèbre Jean Luyken, et enrichie d'une savante description

Icones Biblicae Veteris et N: Testamenti / Figures du Vieux et du Nouveau Testament

1732
Illustrated by Jan Luyken (Dutch, 1649–1712), Engraved by Bernard Picart (French, 1673–1733), Printer and Publisher Jean Cóvens (Dutch, 18th century), Printer and Publisher Corneille Mortier (Dutch, 18th century)


Place of Publication: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 491-492; van Eeghen and van der Kellen, Jan en Casper Luyken, v. 2, pp. 667-68.

Dimensions

Overall: 46.8 x 30 x 5 cm (18 7/16 x 11 13/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.1034

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 91 etchings and two engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Amsterdam: Jean Cóvens and Corneille Mortier, 1732) Folio, two parts in one; 82 leaves, plus plates (most folded); contemporary gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.

Etched title/frontispiece; illustrations of events in New and Old Testament of Bible.


Amsterdam: Jean Cóvens and Corneille Mortier, 1732

Provenance

Countess d'Edla, by whom bequeathed to MFA, March 1930.

Credit Line

Bequest of the Countess d'Edla