THREE 19th C. DIDEROT ENGRAVINGS
19th c. restrikes of "Dessein Manequin", plate no. 6, 14" x 9" (sight), "Dessein Developmens du Manequin", plate no. 7, 8 3/4" x 14" (sight), and "Depein Ovaler", plate no. 8, 8 3/4" x 13" (sight) from Mannequin and Developmens du Mannequin, Encyclopédie of Denis Diderot and Jean le Rond dуAlembert, originally printed in 1763; First published over the course of more than 20 years (1751-1777), the thirty-two volumes of Diderotуs Encyclopédie include twenty-one volumes containing more than 70,000 articles on subjects ranging from asparagus to zodiac and eleven volumes containing beautifully engraved plates illustrating many of the articles. The Encyclopédie was the major achievement of the French Enlightenment.
Sale Price: $375
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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