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Traité élémentaire de la peinture /
par Léonard de Vinci ; avec 58 figures d'après les dessins originaux de le Poussin, dont 34 en taille-douce.

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Main Author: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519.
Related Names: Crapelet, Charles 1762-1809., Deterville, Jean-François-Pierre 1766-1842., Giffart, Pierre François 1677-1758., Trichet du Fresne, Raphael 1611-1661., Fréart, Roland sieur de Chambray 1606-1676., Poussin, Nicolas 1594?-1665.
Language(s): French
Published: A Paris : Chez Deterville, libraire, rue du Battoir, no. 16, an XI-1803.
Edition: Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée de la vie de l'auteur.
Subjects: Leonardo, > Leonardo, / da Vinci, > Leonardo, / da Vinci, / 1452-1519.
Painting > Painting / Early works to 1800.
Painting > Painting / Technique > Painting / Technique / Early works to 1800.
Etchings > Etchings / France > Etchings / France / 18th century.
Note: Includes index.
Signatures: pi² a-c⁸ d⁶ A-Y⁸ X⁸(-X8).
Plate 1 is etched frontispiece port. of Leonardo. Plates 2-34 are etchings after drawings by Poussin that were appended to Mazenta's manuscript Memorie on Leonardo's life. They are mostly in line, having been freed of Errard's shading and additions; see Steinitz. In-text woodcut diagrams.
Colophon: A Paris, de l'imprimerie de Crapelet.
"A reprint of Giffart's edition of 1716"-- Steinitz. Giffart notes in his preface that he corrected Chambray's 1651 French translation of the Trattato, and corrected & enlarged Chambray's translation of Trichet du Fresne's life of Leonardo. See Préface, p. [i]-iij.
Physical Description: lix, [1], 333, [1] p. (the last blank), 34 leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., port. ; 21 cm. (8vo)
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