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Sentimens sur la distinction des diverses manières de peinture, dessein & graveure, & des originaux d'avec leurs copies

Illustrated by Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676), Printer Pierre Des-Hayes (French, 17th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet I, 1127


Overall: 14 x 8.9 x 1.6 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with three etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Pierre Des-Hayes for the author, 1649) 12mo; 67 leaves; contemporary vellum.

Methods of portraying the figure and linear perspective

Paris: Pierre Des-Hayes for the author, 1649


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

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler