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Sculptura; or, the History and Art of Chalcography, and Engraving in Copper: with an Enumeration of the Most Renowned Masters and their Works.... The Second [i.e., Third] Edition

Engraved by Thomas Worlidge (English, 1700–1766), Engraved by Richard Houston (English, about 1721–1775), After Prince Rupert (German, 1619–1682)

Place of Publication: London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Levis, Descriptive Bibliography...Engraving, pp. 30-32, no. XV


Overall: 18.3 x 12.5 x 2 cm (7 3/16 x 4 15/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with one etching and one mezzotint

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(London: J. Murray, 1769) Octavo; 90 leaves, plus two plates; contemporary brown calf (rebacked).

Frontispiece portrait of Evelyn; copy of Prince Rupert’s mezzotint of the executioner

London: J. Murray, 1769


Oswald Weigel Antiquariat, Leipzig (stamp); Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900, first curator of prints, MFA), by whom given to MFA, October 20, 1898.

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler