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Lehre vom richtigen Verhältniss zu den Schöpfungswerken

Illustrated by Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki (German, 1726–1801), Author Franz Heinrich Ziegenhagen (German, 1753–1806), Author Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (German, 1756–1791)

Place of Publication: Hamburg, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Lanckoronska and Oehler, II, p. 214 (1792 ed.); Engelmann, Chodowiecki, 664-67, 672-75


Overall: 18.7 x 12.7 x 4 cm (7 3/8 x 5 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with eight etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

([Hamburg]: 1799) Octavo; 323 leaves, plus plates and sheet music; contemporary gilt-stamped brown marbled paper boards, blue leather label

Allegorical frontispiece; bird’s-eye view of an ideal worker’s colony; illustrations of craft workshops

[Hamburg] 1799


Thomas Gaffield, by whom given to MFA, December 1895.

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Gaffield