Traicté des manières de graver en taille douce sur l'airin. Par le moyen des eaux fortes, & des vernix durs & mols

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: 17.7 x 12 x 1.7 cm (6 15/16 x 4 3/4 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 19 etchings and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Pierre Des-Hayes for the author, 1645) Quarto; 54 leaves; contemporary vellum, rust cloth box.

Illustrations of tools and methods for preparing etching plates and printing them

Paris: Pierre Des-Hayes for the author, 1645


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

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler