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Ars Pictoria: or an Academy Treating of Drawing, Painting, Limning, Etching. To which are Added XXXI. Copper Plates, Expressing the Choicest, Nearest, and most Exact Grounds and Rules of Symmetry.

London: Arthur Tooker and William Battersby, 1675


John [Wynn?], 1686[?]; E. Burt, October [17?]87; William Abbot, 1808; G. Knowles; John Grace Freeman, Battersea, 19 Sept 1859; Sylvester R. Koehler, Boston (1837-1900, first Curator of Prints at MFA), by whom given to MFA, October 20, 1898.

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler


Place of Publication

London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Wing B5098


Overall: 31.1 x 20.5 x 3 cm (12 1/4 x 8 1/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 31 engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books