Catalog Record: Recueil de cent estampes representant differentes nations du Levant, gravées sur les tableaux peints d'après nature en 1707 & 1708, par les ordres de M. de Ferriol, ambassadeur du roi a la porte, et mis au jour en 1712 & 1713 par les soins de M. Le Hay | HathiTrust Digital Library

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Recueil de cent estampes representant differentes nations du Levant, gravées sur les tableaux peints d'après nature en 1707 & 1708, par les ordres de M. de Ferriol, ambassadeur du roi a la porte, et mis au jour en 1712 & 1713 par les soins de M. Le Hay.

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Main Author: Vanmour, Jean-Baptiste, 1671-1737,
Related Names: Rochefort, Pierre de approximately 1673-1728, engraver., Franssières, Jacques active 16th century-17th century, engraver., Baron, Bernard 1696-1762, engraver., Cochin, Charles Nicolas 1688-1754, engraver., Haussard, J. 1679 or 1680-1749, engraver., Du Bosc, Claude 1684-1745?, engraver., Scotin, Gérard Jean Baptiste 1698-approximately 1755, engraver., Scotin, G. 1643-1715, engraver., Simonneau, Philippe 1685-approximately 1753, engraver., Basan, François 1723-1797, engraver, Le Hay, Jacques approximately 1645-approximately 1721., Ferriol, Charles marquis d'Argental, comte de 1637-1722.
Language(s): French
Published: A Paris : Chez Basan, graveur, 1714.
Subjects: Costume > Middle East > Pictorial works > Early works to 1800.
Costume > Turkey > Pictorial works > Early works to 1800.
Middle East > Social life and customs > Pictorial works > Early works to 1800.
Turkey > Social life and customs > Pictorial works > Early works to 1800.
Illustrated works
Hand coloring > France > 18th century.
Engravings (prints) > France > 18th century.
Note: The engravers of the plates after Jean-Baptiste Vanmour's paintings are: Philippe Simonneau, Gérard Scotin the older and Gérard Scotin the younger, Claude Du Bosc, Jean-Baptise Haussard, Charles-Nicolas Cochin, Bernard Baron, Jacques de Franssières and Pierre de Rochefort.
The illustrations comprise 1 leaf of engraved music, 100 numbered engraved plates, 2 unnumbered engraved plates. The 2 unnumbered plates and plate no. 100 are printed on double-size leaves, folded at center. The plates have guard tissues. All plates save for the engraved music are hand colored.
The 3 double plates at end depict a Turkish wedding, a Turkish funeral and dancing dervishes.
Engraved handcolored title page.
Engraved throughout.
Physical Description: [20] pages, [1], 100, [2] leaves of plates (3 double) : color illustrations (engravings) ; 52 cm (fol.)
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