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Iconologie par figures, ou, Traité complet des allégories, emblêmes &c. : ouvrage utile aux artistes aux amateurs, et pouvant servir à l'éducation des jeunes personnes / par M.M. Gravelot et Cochin ...

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Gravelot, Hubert François, 1699-1773.
Other Title:
Iconologie par figures
Traité complet des allégories, emblêmes &c.
Almanach iconologique.
Publication:
A Paris : Chez Le Pan ..., [1791] (Paris : De l'imprimerie de Clousier)
Format/Description:
Book
4 v. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm. (8vo)
Fingerprint:
e.il s.on e.n, ++++ (3) 1791 (Q) v.1
x.ux a.a- deme potr (3) 1791 (Q) v.2
s.it neme erla àede (3) 1791 (Q) v.3
éss- e.st erut &cdo (3) 1791 (Q) v.4
Subjects:
Allegories -- Early works to 1800.
Emblems -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Emblem books -- France -- 18th century
Place of Publication:
France Paris.
Contents:
t. 1. Abondance [...] Douleur.
t. 2. Eau. [...] Hymen.
t. 3. Imagination [...] Ouie.
t. 4. Paix [...] Zèle.
Notes:
"La publication de cet ouvrage, imprimé en 1791, vieux stile, a été retardée par la mort de l'artiste ..."--p. [ii].
Printer statement from colophon of vol. 4.
Begun by Gravelot, continued by Cochin, and completed by Gaucher.
Collects emblematic and allegorical engravings previously issued in the Almanach iconologique, between 1764 and 1781.
Title pages and plates engraved.
Engraved title page of vol. 1 signed "PP. Choffard sculp."
"Avis de l'éditeur.": vol. 1, p. [ii]-iv.
Engraved portrait of Cochin (vol. 1) dated 1789.
Pagination: vol. 1: xvi, 99 p., [48] leaves of plates; v. 2: 112 p., [49] leaves of plates; v. 3: 106 p., [49] leaves of plates; v. 4: 168 p., [60] leaves of plates.
Each vol. includes its own index; v. 4 (p. 145-168) has an additional general index of v. 1-4.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Fund.
Penn Libraries copy has a bookseller's description, on two sheets of paper, laid in.
Penn Chronology:
1791
Cited in:
Cohen, H. Guide de l'amateur de livres a gravures du XVIIIe siècle (5th ed.), 248-249
Landwehr, J. French, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese emblem books, 349
Contributor:
Cochin, Charles Nicolas, 1715-1790.
Gaucher, Charles-Etienne, 1741-1804.
Choffard, Pierre-Philippe, 1730-1809.
Clousier, Jacques-Gabriel, d. 1804?
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Fund.
Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
2667168
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