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Pl. 11 in the book De la manière de graver à l'eau forte et au burin … by Abraham Bosse(Paris: Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1758)
Pl. 11 in the book De la manière de graver à l'eau forte et au burin … by Abraham Bosse(Paris: Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1758)
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Date:
1758
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching And Engraving
Dimensions:
190 x 205 mm (7 1/2 x 8 1/16 in.)
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Continent:
Europe
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Provenance: ILC on back flyleaf, in ink, in French, in 18th century hand: “Second prix de dessin pour / La Bosse a vienne” (“second prize in drawing for La Bosse in Vienna”). Printed ex libris of Bibliotheca Gounon-Darcieux laid in at front.
Remarks: New methods of etching and engraving discussed in this edition include mezzotint, crayon manner, printing in color, and brush etching (see Avertissement on p. v); the plates include examples of the crayon manner, and possibly brush etching.

Accession Number:
1963.30.38668.16
Acquisition Date:
1961-01-01
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts purchase, Dakin Fund

manual of etching and engraving with illustrations of tools and methods, presses and methods of printing