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Art of Writing, from Encyclopédie

A work made of engraving, with etching, on cream laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of engraving, with etching, on cream laid paper.

Date:

1760

Artist:

Benoît-Louis Prévost (French, c. 1735-1809)
after Antoine-Gaspard Boucher d’Argis (French, 1708-1791)
published by André le Breton (French, 1708-1779), Michel-Antoine David (French, c. 1707-1769), Laurent Durand (French, 1712-1763), and Antoine-Claude Briasson (French, 1700-1775)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Benoît-Louis Prévost

Title

Art of Writing, from Encyclopédie

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1760

Medium

Engraving, with etching, on cream laid paper

Dimensions

Image: 33 × 21 cm (13 × 8 5/16 in.); Plate: 35.5 × 22.2 cm (14 × 8 3/4 in.); Sheet: 40 × 26 cm (15 3/4 × 10 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

The Art Institute of Chicago

Reference Number

1941.133.27

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