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Nouveau traité de la gravure à l'eau-forte pour les peintres et les dessinateurs

Adolphe T. J. Martial Potémont (French, 1828–1883), Preface by Théophile Thoré (French, 1807–1869), Preface by Théophile Gautier (French, 1811–1872)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 24.4 x 16.2 x 1.7 cm (9 5/8 x 6 3/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 13 etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: A. Cadart, 1873) 24.4 cm; xxiii, [24]-59 pp., [2 ff.], plus 13 plates; nineteenth-century half gilt-stamped red morocco, marbled paper boards (spine initialled J. R. R. in gold at bottom).

Paris: A. Cadart, 1873


Gilt-stamped initials on base of spine "J. R. R."; Henry P. Kidder, Boston (1823-1886), by whom given to MFA, March 18, 1875.

Credit Line

Gift of H. P. Kidder