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Sechs Figuren für die Liebhaber der schönen Künste

Woodcuts by Johann Friedrich Gottlieb Unger (German, 1755–1804), After Johann Wilhelm Meil (German, 1733–1805), Author Friedrich Jakob Wippel (German, 18th century), Printer Johann Friedrich Korn (German, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Breslau, Germany


Overall: 23 x 19 x 1.2 cm (9 1/16 x 7 1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Breslau: Johann Friedrich Korn, 1779) Quarto; 18 leaves; modern half black buckram, brown marbled paper boards

Illustrations of picturesque peasant figures

Breslau: Johann Friedrich Korn, 1779


Ownership inscription dated 1837 on title; Sylvester R. 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