[Artists tools]

Method Copper engraving
Artist anonymous
Published [Paris : Jombert, 1740]
Dimensions Image 117x 83 mm, Plate 127 x 84 mm, Sheet 280 x 206 mm
Notes A engraving of an artists tools, for drawing and painting, labelled in French "Porte crayon", "Canif a eguiser le Crayon", "Pinceau", "Godet pour les Couleurs vû en dessus", "Buëtte aux Couleurs". The print was the first illustration in Charles-Antoine Jombert's drawing book "Nouvelle méthode pour apprendre à dessiner sans mâitre ..."

Charles-Antoine Jombert (1712– 1784) was a French bookseller, book and print publisher, and collector. He was the author of a number of catalogues of prints, including those of Steffano della Bella, Charles-Nicolas Cochin, and Sebastien Leclerc.

Condition: Toning in margins from previous mount.
Framing unmounted
Price £75.00
Stock ID 51784