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Nieuwe manier om plaet-tekeningen in 't koper te brengen

Nouvelle manière de graver en cuivre des estampes coloriées

Author Jan Jakob Bylaert (Dutch, 1734–1809), Printer Samuel and Johann Luchtmans (Dutch, 1700–1799)

Place of Publication: Leiden, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Cicognara, 257; Thieme-Becker V, 314


Overall: 21.2 x 13.5 x 1.3 cm (8 3/8 x 5 5/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Leiden: Samuel and Johann Luchtmans, 1772) Octavo; 39 leaves, plus two plates; modern half vellum, marbled paper boards.

Technical illustrations of the tools and samples of chalk manner engraving; the second plate is in red and black

Leiden: Samuel and Johann Luchtmans, 1772


Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900, first curator of prints at MFA), by whom given to MFA, October 20, 1898.

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler