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An Essay on the Invention of Engraving and Printing in Chiaro oscuro, as Practised by Albert Durer, Hugo di Carpi, &c. and The Application of it to the Making Paper Hangings of Taste, Duration, and Elegance

London: A. Millar, S. Baker, J. Whiston and B. White, and L. Davis, 1754


W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, April 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen


Place of Publication

London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

ESTC (RLIN): T147995

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with eight chiaroscuro woodcuts


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books