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Book, L'art d'imprimer les tableaux: Traité d'après les ecrits, les opérations & les instructions verbales (The Art of Printing Paintings: Treatise from Writings, Operations & Verbal Instructions), 1756

This is a Book. It was written by J. C. Le Blon and Antoine Gautier de Montdorge and published by l'Imprimerie de P.G. Le Mercier.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Smithsonian Libraries as part of Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color.

It is dated 1756. Its medium is letterpress and hand-colored lithograph on paper.

It is credited Smithsonian Libraries, NE1850 .G27 1756.

  • Proof
  • 12.6 × 10.2 cm (4 15/16 in. × 4 in.).
  • Gift of Horan Eng. Co..
  • 1949-153-2-a/d
  • Proof
  • -5-d: 12.6 × 10.1 cm (4 15/16 in. × 4 in.) -5-b: 14.3 × 12.8 cm (5 5/8 ×....
  • Gift of Horan Eng. Co..
  • 1949-153-5-a/d

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 20 × 30 cm (7 7/8 × 11 13/16 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color.

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