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Die Kunst in Kupfer zu stechen, sowohl vermittelst des Aetzwassers als mit dem Grabstichel; ingleichen di sogenannte schwarze Kunst, und wie die Kupferdrucker-Presse

Dresden: Johann Wilhelm Harpeter for Carl Gottlieb Nitzsche and Gröll, 1765


Monogram "JGK" gilt-stamped within cartouche on upper cover of binding; Sylvester R. Koehler, Boston (1837-1900, first curator of prints, MFA), by whom given to MFA, October 20, 1898.

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler

Traicté des manieres de graver


Place of Publication

Dresden, Germany


Overall: 17.7 x 11.7 x 3.3 cm (6 15/16 x 4 5/8 x 1 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 23 etchings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books