Catalogue De L'Oeuvre Grave De Robert Nanteuil [Plate volume only]. Ch. Petitjean, Ch. Wickert.

Catalogue De L'Oeuvre Grave De Robert Nanteuil [Plate volume only]

Paris: Loys Delteil & Maurice Le Garrec, 1925. First edition. Hardcover. 28.5 x 21 cm. Limited edition, one of 750. 234 portraits printed recto only. BRYAN Vol. V, p.3. "Celebrated French engraver and draughtsman in crayons.....In 1648 he applied himself to engraving in the style of C. Mellan and others, but in 1650 he adopted one infinitely superior, which in clearness and beauty of effect has never been surpassed." Plates fine. Housed in solid, rubbed cloth portfolio with cloth ties. Item #19526

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