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Art of Engraving, from Encyclopédie

A work made of letterpress in black on cream laid paper with later covers of tan paper; sheets removed from books.
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  • A work made of letterpress in black on cream laid paper with later covers of tan paper; sheets removed from books.

Date:

1751/77

Artist:

published by André le Breton (French, 1708-1779)
Michel-Antoine David (French, c. 1707-1769)
Laurent Durand (French, 1712-1763)
Antoine-Claude Briasson (French, 1700-1775)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

André François Le Breton (Publisher)

Title

Art of Engraving, from Encyclopédie

Place

France (Artist's nationality)

Date

1751–1777

Medium

Letterpress in black on cream laid paper with later covers of tan paper; sheets removed from books

Dimensions

39.4 × 25.2 cm (15 9/16 × 9 15/16 in.)

Credit Line

The Art Institute of Chicago

Reference Number

1941.133

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