A Treatise on Etching. Text and Plates

By: Francois Antoine Maxime Lalanne (1827-1886)

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AUTHORIZED AMERICAN EDITION, translated from the second French edition by Sylvester Rosa Koehler (1837-1900), with an introductory chapter and notes by the translator. 4to. 9 1/2 x 6 7/8 inches. xxx, (80), last a blank pp. Frontispiece, and 12 plates with tissue guards, 3 figures, bibliography; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped maroon cloth; binding square and tight, gilt on spine faded, shelf wear and soiling to covers, end-papers offset. MW220-008. Very Good. Maxime Lalanne was a French artist known for his etchings and charcoal drawings. His Traite de la gravure a l'eau-forte instructed generations from its first printing in 1866 through at least 12 editions to 2010. Lalanne taught and demonstrated almost every conceivable technique applicable to the etching plate. Sylvester Koehler was a German-born American author and museum curator. He was the first curator of prints at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. See: Wikipedia for both gentlemen.

Title: A Treatise on Etching. Text and Plates

Author Name: Francois Antoine Maxime Lalanne (1827-1886)

Categories: Art:Graphic Arts,

Edition: First Edition, thus

Publisher: Boston, MA, Page Company: 1880

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: MW220-008

Keywords: Francois Antoine Maxime Lalanne, Maxime Lalanne, Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Etchings, A Treatise on Etching, Prints, Art, Traite de la gravure a l?eau-forte