RARE, COPPER ENGRAVING - PLATES OF ANTIQUE SURGICAL EQUIPMENT
This 263 year old Antique Print is an original copper engraving by Benard Direxit. It is an extract from Diderot's "Encyclopédie" from 1751-72.
Denis Diderot (1713 – 1784) was a French philosopher, art critic, and writer. He was a prominent person during the Enlightenment and is best known for serving as co-founder, chief editor, and contributor to the "Enclopedie".
This engraving has an image that is about 8 " x 5 1/2" on a leaf or page that is 10 " x 7 1/2". It is on hand-made laid paper. It is in very good condtion with the ususal natural age toning. It is suitable for framing and would be an excellent gift for a print collector or a doctor.
This print is rare. The full "Encyclopedie" sells for up to $102,000.
The engraving that is being sold is titled:
"MARINE, DESSEINS DE DIFFERENTES PICES QUI ENTRENT DANS LA CONSTRUCTION DES VAISSSEAUX"
(MARINE BOAT MAKING EQUIPMENT)
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SANDTIQUE guarantees that the prints and books sold are from the year stated. If the print is not as stated and you want to return it, you have 7 days to do so. You will be reimbursed with your choice of replacement prints or cash through Paypal.
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