Design: Camera Obscura, from Encyclopédie

A work made of engraving on cream laid paper.
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  • A work made of engraving on cream laid paper.

Date:

1762/77

Artist:

A. J. Defehrt (French, active 18th century)
after Louis-Jaques Goussier (French, 1722-1799)
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)

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Artist

A. J. Defehrt

Title

Design: Camera Obscura, from Encyclopédie

Origin

France

Date

1762–1777

Medium

Engraving on cream laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed "Defehrt fecit" l.r. and "Goussier del" l.l., both in plate and below image.

Dimensions

400 × 260 mm

Credit Line

The Art Institute of Chicago

Reference Number

1941.133.53

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