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Creator:
Eckhel, Joseph Hilarius von, 1737-1798.
Title(s):

Choix des pierres gravées du Cabinet impérial des antiques : représentées en XL. planches / décrites et expliquées par M. L'Abbé Eckhel, directeur de ce cabinet et professeur des antiquités en l'Université de Vienne.

Published/Created:
A Vienne en Autriche : De l'imprimerie de Joseph Noble de Kurzbek, Libraire-Imprimeur de la cour, MDCCLXXXVIII [1788]
Physical Description:
[14], 77, [1] p., XL leaves of plates : ill. ; 39 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NK5511.A95 V66 1788+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Reproductions of Greek and Roman engraved stones, primarily onyx and sardonyx (and some coraline), engraved with images of gods and goddesses of the Greco-Roman pantheon and of the Roman emperors or others associated with them.
Engravings by various artists after Friedrich Kibler.
Includes bibliographical references.
Cicognara, L. Catalogo ragionato dei libri d'arte, 2829
BAC: British Art Center copy is a large paper copy. Bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, with gilt edges. Binding attributed to Walther.
Subject Terms:
Gems, Classical -- Early works to 1800.
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Antiken-Sammlung.
Mythology, Classical, in art -- Early works to 1800.
Walther, binder.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1788.
Contributors:
Kibler, Friedrich, 1747-1816, ill.
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