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Praktisches Werk von der Mahlerey

Des Herrn Leonhard von Vinci ersten Mahlers zu Florenz praktisches Werk von der Mahlerey

Author Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, 1452–1519), Translator Johann Georg Böhm (German, 1673–1746), Publisher Christoph Weigel (German, 18th century), Publisher A. G. Schneider (German, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Nuremberg, Germany


Overall: 22.7 x 19.4 x 2.4 cm (8 15/16 x 7 5/8 x 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 28 engravings and numerous text diagrams

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Nuremberg: Christoph Weigel and A.G. Schneider, 1786) Quarto; 98 leaves, plus 28 plates; modern blue buckram.

Illustrations of figural poses, perspective diagrams, landscape compositions.

Nuremberg: Christoph Weigel and A. G. Schneider, 1786


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