Traite de Mignature, por apprende aisement a Peindre sans Maistre.

Paris: Chrisyophe Ballard, 1681. hardcover. Et le Secret de faire les plus belles Coulleurs, l'Or Bruny & l'Or en Coquille. With one woodcut illustration in the text. [16], 166, [10]pp. 12mo, contemporary calf with gilt spine (leather is worn but sound with both hinges neatly repaired; light scattered foxing; several small dampstains in gutters and margins). Paris: Chez Christophe Ballard, 1681. Quatriesme edition - revue, corrigee & augmentee. Very Good. very good.

An interesting work on miniature painting and the technique of color creation, published anonymously by Claude Boutet. -Barbier IV, 771 (1st edition). With the small ownership label of art historian Meyer Schapiro.

Price: $500.00

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