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Recueil d’estampes, sujets d’histoire, paysages, scènes familières et morceaux d’étude (Paris: no publisher, no date, but ca. 1779)
Recueil d’estampes, sujets d’histoire, paysages, scènes familières et morceaux d’étude (Paris: no publisher, no date, but ca. 1779)
Date:
17th–18th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Book With 88 Engravings
Dimensions:
61.6 x 43.9 x 5 cm (object)
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Edition: probably only
Binding: red morocco, gilt, gilt edges, marbled endpapers, a little after 1779
Volumes in Set: volume 1 only
Pagination: np
Languages Used in Text:French and Latin.Captions only.
Collation: Series of engravings and some miscellaneous engravings, dating from ca. 1667 to 1779, by various engravers. Engravings , frequently trimmed, have been mounted to album pages, sometimes two to a pageand numbered in graphite on the mount. Note that pls. 22, ? are missing. The book may represent a unique copy made up for a private collector.
Provenance:An unidentified, small, old stamp in black ink in the right lower corner of the title page may provide a provenance clue.
Exhibition History:
Remarks: Engravings after Poussin by various engravers.

Acquisition Date:
1963-01-01
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

collection of engravings, with captions: classical mythology, Biblical scenes, moral allegories, landscapes